Gaziantep's Controversial Trams Will Be Operated At The End Of The 2015: Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality made a statement about the 28 tram that was abandoned.
The Metropolitan Municipality, stating that "The vehicles do not have any incompatibility with our line", said that the procurement of the signaling infrastructure equipment required for the use of the trams on the existing line and their assembly on the vehicle and the renewal of visual passenger information systems, air conditioning systems, seats and interior parts of the vehicles, announced that the revision and renewal process had begun and the trams will be put into service towards the end of 2015.
As a result of Cihan News Agency bringing 28 trams left to rot in Gaziantep on the agenda, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality made a written statement on the subject. Claiming that 1994 model trams are not incompatible with the lines, the Metropolitan Municipality contradicted its own statement by announcing that the trams had many shortcomings in the same statement. The Metropolitan Municipality said, "The vehicles do not have any incompatibility with our line", but in the same statement, "Apart from maintenance, the signaling infrastructure equipment (switch control systems, traffic control systems, central communication systems) required for the use of trams on our existing line and Tender was made for the renewal of visual passenger information systems, air conditioning systems, seats and interior parts of the vehicles, and revision and renewal procedures were started. In addition, vatman training continues so that tram vehicle drivers can use the vehicle in every different tram vehicle. " He admitted that the trams had many shortcomings.
TENDER PROCESS VERY DETAILED AND LONG
Explaining that the purchase of these trams is made according to the State Tender Law, the municipality emphasizes that the tender process is very detailed and long, and avoids making a statement about the purchase of trams. In the statement made, “The purchase of these trams was made according to the State Tender Law. Therefore, the processes are very detailed and lengthy. After these preliminary preparations were completed, maintenance work started. It was said.
8 TRAMVAY HAS BEEN RENTED TO KAYSERİ METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY
After the completion of the supply, training, maintenance, renovation and testing works, it was informed that the trams will be gradually put into service by the end of 2015. In addition, in the statement made by the municipality, it was announced that 8 of the trams purchased from France and claimed to have no incompatibility were given to Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality for rent until the end of 2016.