Samsun Tram Line Increases Number of Passengers: Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yusuf Ziya Yilmaz announced that the modern transportation comfort metrobus construction, which will ease the transportation burden on public transportation, continues rapidly.
The investments and services offered to increase the comfort of travel in the city public transportation system, satisfy the citizens.
While modernization of public transportation was continuing, Samsun Project Transportation, established under the Metropolitan Municipality, explained the comparative statistics about the number of passengers carried by tram and bus. The resulting data revealed that the society provided positive and favorable service.
In order to give the city a modern light-rail public transportation system, with the long struggle of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality, which took action in 2001, the people of Samsun started to travel with the comfort of the tram in October of the year. Every year the number of passengers increased day by day 2010 tram, 16 has been taken in response to the need to respond. While the 5 tram works at full capacity, Samulaş A.Ş has activated a fully equipped 21 express bus on the Atatürk Bulvarı route between both the tram stops and the Municipality Houses Interchange-University. Today, Samulaş is experiencing the happiness of realizing the majority of urban passenger traffic with these two modern transports. The Metropolitan Municipality is continuing its investments rapidly in order to promote the ease of transportation in urban passenger transport. On the one hand, the Metropolitan Municipality works on the construction of a preferred road route between Tekkeköy Interchange-Shell Junction and on the other hand it prepares the plans and projects of extending the rail system line.
TRAMVAY, BUS AND TELEFERIC PASSENGERS ARE INCREASING
While the preferential road and rail system additional line project studies are continuing, the General Directorate of Samulaş A.Ş. According to the numbers of passengers using these public transportation systems, interest in all three public transportation vehicles is increasing. According to statistics, the two most important reasons why trams and buses have attracted great interest in recent years are their modern and comfortable vehicles and their punctual working system. According to statistics, 2013 million 2014 thousand 2013 passengers from 21 stations got on the tram in 17, while this figure was 343 million 963 thousand 2014 people in 18. In 578, the most passengers were transported by tram with 93 million 2013 thousand 1 passengers in March, and in 688, 863 million 2014 thousand 1 people were transported. The number of 811 bus passengers, which was 165 million 2013 thousand 3 in 269, increased by 585 percent to 41 million 56 thousand 2014 in 5. In 118, the highest number of passengers was carried by bus with 921 thousand 2013 people in November, and in May 363 with 698 thousand 2014 people. While the number of people traveling by cable car also increased, 561 thousand 624 people benefited from the ropeway in 2013 and 68 thousand 769 people in 2014. The highest number of passengers was carried by the ropeway in October 285 with 426 passengers, and in August with 2013 passengers in 33. In a comparison of 684 years, it was announced that the number of passengers by tram increased by 2014 million 66 thousand 557 people, by bus transportation by 2 million 1 thousand 234 people and the number of people traveling by cable car increased by 130 thousand 1 people.
OUR PEOPLE MEETS THE RIGHT ITEM
Stating that he is happy to offer the tram, which is one of the most modern public transportation systems of the age, to the service of the people of Samsun, Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz attributed the success of the system to a service that increases the comfort and quality of the people's life. Mayor Yılmaz said, “We moved the old vegetable and fruit market and the bus station to their new location and built a modern bus station. The resources we obtained from the sale of the old bus station and the new bus station encouraged us for the rail system project we planned to increase the welfare of the people. We immediately prepared this project and started the works by tender. As a result, our city has a rail system, which is a modern transportation model. In addition, our city has a modern bus station, vegetable and fruit market and a shopping center. At the point we have reached, rail tram transportation has now changed the vision of our city and has been adopted. The number of passengers shows that it will increase in time. The number of trains reaching 5 with 21 new trams strains the capacity and if it is insufficient, we add more Along with the tram, the interest in stylish and modern buses shows that we are doing the right thing for our people. He spoke in the form.