New route on the tram Cigli: Konak and Karşıyaka Continuing the construction of trams, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality took another important step in the project. Ending in Mavisehir Karşıyaka The preliminary project for extending the line to Çiğli İZBAN Station, Katip Çelebi University and Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone was approved.
Another good news came from Çiğli Municipality, which continues its rail system investments without slowing down, for Çiğli. Karşıyaka While the line constructions of the tram line between Mavişehir and Alaybey continue, it was decided to extend the line to Çiğli as a result of the evaluation of passenger potential and incoming requests. The current line will be extended after Mavişehir to serve Çiğli İZBAN Station, Katip Çelebi University and Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone.
Highways received approval
As part of the project, an overpass will be built in this region upon requests regarding pedestrian and bicycle access between Mavişehir and Ataşehir. The preliminary project prepared for the construction of an overpass including bicycle and pedestrian road along with the tram line planned to cross the Izmir Ring Road and west of Atakent Junction was approved by the Highways Regional Directorate. The construction of the project will begin in mid-2017.
The first stage of the tram will be between Ataşehir-Çiğli İZBAN-Çiğli Region Training Hospital. The second stage is Ata Sanayi Sitesi, Katip Çelebi University on Atatürk Organized Industrial Site and will be completed at Ataşehir Station by connecting with the line at the intersection of İstasyonaltı Neighborhood.
Karşıyaka and Çiğli Connecting
Within the scope of the project, upon the demands of pedestrian and bicycle access between Mavişehir and Ataşehir, an overpass will be built in this region. The tram line is planned to pass over İzmir Ring Road and to the west of Atakent Junction and an overpass including bicycle and pedestrian path will be constructed.