SAMULAŞ celebrated the 5th year of trams by giving chocolate and cloves to the passengers: The 5th anniversary of the Samsun Transportation Inc. (SAMULAŞ) Light Rail System of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality was celebrated with a ceremony. Chocolate and cloves were distributed to the passengers who took the tram in memory of the fifth year.
Speaking at the ceremony held at the stop in Cumhuriyet Square, Turan Çakır, the Deputy Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, said that the citizens have been using the trams for 5 years for comfortable and comfortable transportation and have been using them with great pleasure. Noting that the tram will be extended by another 14 kilometers towards the east of the city and the project is prepared to extend to the west of the city, Çakır stated that the tram line will reach 30 kilometers with the completion of Tekkeköy and Taflan routes.
Stating that SAMULAŞ started transportation with 2010 trams in the first place in 16, the Deputy Chairman said, “Another 2013 trams joined the fleet in 5. Our total 21 trams carried 5 million 78 thousand 761 citizens in 925 years. SAMULAŞ vehicles have covered 9 million 165 thousand 519 kilometers since the city started public transportation. If we had to do this transportation by buses, we would have to spend 3 million 666 thousand 167 liters of diesel, and we would have to release 4 million 582 thousand 709 grams of carbon monoxide to the environment. ” said.
Çakır, who gave different examples to explain the way the trams have done so far, said, “The trams have made 575 thousand 415 trips as of today. What does that mean? We've circumnavigated the globe about 229 times and traveled from Earth to the moon 12 times. Light rail transportation, which is a safe and sustainable urban transportation system, kazanThe interest of our citizens in the system has increased day by day. This year, we broke our own record by carrying 69 passengers in one day.” he said.
Deputy Mayor Turan Cakir, after the press release waiting at the bus stop in the direction of Atakum and went to the trunk of the tram was used for a while.