Alternative application green line in rail systems: In parallel with the increasing population rate in our medium and large scale cities, solutions are developed in order to meet transportation demands and passenger expectations. Considering the high quality of service and the capacity it offers; Railways such as Istanbul, Ankara, Konya, Izmir, Bursa, Adana, Eskisehir, Antalya, Samsun and Kayseri are preferred. Because of the fact that light rail systems are mostly built on the ground, minimizing the negative effects on the city texture and city identity is important for the adoption, acceptance and preference of the system. When looking at the aesthetics of the city, especially the poles that provide energy supply, barriers to the edge of the lines are caught and uncomfortable. The “green line kaldırıl application provides a significant advantage for the removal of this negative effect from people living in the city.
One of the best examples of green line application in our country is Kayseri Light Rail System. In Kayseri Light Rail System, the green line has been implemented except for level crossings at the entire length of the route. The most important factor in the choice of green line application is on the route chosen as the rail system line, the green tissue in the middle median, after the construction of the rail system. In this way, the green band, which is an element of the city identity, has been added to the lives of the people living in the city. The green line application has a number of advantages and disadvantages. In this article; from the application of kayseri green line with the conventional line; Comparative analysis will be made by examining construction, operation-maintenance costs and environmental effects. Our goal is to share information that may be useful for the work to be done.
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