The second-hand trams purchased by Gaziantep from France are getting ready for the trip: The maintenance and repair process of 28 trams purchased by Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality continues.
As a result of the 1 years ago Asim Guzelbey taken during the presidency of the modernization of the trams brought to Gaziantep and will start to wonder when the expeditions.
The modernization of the 28 tramway which is brought from Rouen region of France continues in Gaziantep. It is not known how long the modernization process of the trams, which are undergoing maintenance and testing applications, will last. Trams taken in hopes of making a great contribution to rail transportation are being kept in the Metropolitan Municipality Rail Systems Warehouse. Trams are criticized for being second-hand, after completion of maintenance, they are expected to enter service and to take public transportation in the morning and evening especially when there is intense transport.
TRAMWAYS ARE TAKEN FROM FRANCE IN THE PERIOD OF GÜZELBEY
In Rouen, with the introduction of the new generation of wagons in the 2012 year, the former tram wagons, which had been discontinued, were bought by the Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality in exchange of 5 million euros and some 7 million 700 thousand Euros according to some rumors.
The trams that Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality bought from France two months before the election were criticized for being old and the high energy consumption would bring extra cost. Maintenance works of the trams, whose modernization processes were started on the date of purchase, are still continuing.