İzmir Tram Arrived Welcome: 95 percent of the line productions have been completed Karşıyaka test rides on the tram. Passengers of the first voyage between Mavişehir-Bostanlı were Izmir Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu and members of the press from Izmir.
Konak and Konak, which the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality continues to construct within the scope of the rail system investments, Karşıyaka The first curtain opens in trams. 95 percent of the construction work is completed Karşıyaka The first test drives on the line began. Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu became the first passengers of the trial campaign between journalists from Izmir and Mavisehir-Bostanli. Seeing the tram in motion KarşıyakaThe residents, on the other hand, experienced great excitement and happiness. Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu stated that with the completion of the manufacturing works on the Bostanlı Bridge in the coming days, test drives will be carried out on the whole line of 8,9 km and that they aim to start passenger voyages in March.
Fast pace in Konak tram
Expressing that they will extend the line to the Çiğli route later, Kocaoglu stated that the work on the Konak tramway was going on rapidly and that they would start to work on Şiya Eşref Boulevard and then Ziya Gökalp Boulevard. As October-November, we will make it possible for our citizens to travel by tram on this line. Ekim
Stating that the tram is a very good project for Izmir and citizens will be satisfied, Kocaoglu said: şöyle Our aim in such projects is to increase the comfort of our citizens. While the traffic problem decreases with the introduction of the tram, a safe and comfortable journey will begin in most parts of the sea. Although the initial investment cost of the tram is high, it is much more economical when we consider the costs of operation and maintenance. This will enable us to invest in different areas that the city needs. The tram is also an environmental investment. We will also reduce carbon emissions in the city. Kent
Lar We will have created a revolution between the transportation of tires and the rail system in Izmir transportation. 2020 year, buses, steamers renewed, rail system as we'll enter the floor more times, "he said.
Will also reach Çiğli
14 scheduled as a stop Karşıyaka Track laying works on the tram line started in April 2015. In the area between Mavişehir Izban and Bostanlı Bridge, where the test drive was carried out, the tram line, electrification and signalization manufacturing, as well as the road and intersection arrangement works were completed. Within the scope of test procedures, the trips will be repeated at certain intervals. When all the works are finished, the tram will operate as a two-way round trip, starting from Alaybey and Karşıyaka A double line will run from the sea side to the Suat Taşer Open Air Theater. After that, the tram will continue as two separate lines on the sea and land sides, will join the Bostanlı Stream Bridge area, exit Cengiz Topel and Selçuk Yaşar streets to Cahar Dudayev Boulevard and complete its route at the Ataşehir Station at the end of the Mavişehir İZBAN Depot. Manufacturing of 2 tram vehicles that will work on the route has been completed. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, by evaluating the incoming passenger requests Karşıyaka has been approved for the extension of the tram line to Çiğli İZBAN Station, Katip Çelebi University and Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone. The construction of the project will begin in the middle of 2017.
Grass will advance on the ground
Konak Tramway will serve between F.Altay Square-Konak-Halkapınar with a length of 12.83 kilometers and 20 stops. 35 percent of the line manufacturing has been completed. It will proceed on Mustafa Kemal Beach Boulevard as two separate lines, land and sea, up to Mustafa Kemal Boulevard Vehicle Underpass. The line, which joins as a double line on the sea side after the vehicle underpass, will reach Konak Square by maintaining the traffic flow with 3 lanes to and from Sabancı Cultural Center. It will follow Gazi Boulevard from Konak Square and connect to Alsancak Station via Şair Eşref Boulevard, Ali Çetinkaya Boulevard and Ziya Gökalp Boulevard. The departure from Alsancak Station to Şehitler Street will end at Halkapınar ESHOT Garage with the Halkapınar Bridge crossing, returning to Liman Avenue. Konak Tramway will proceed as the 4th lane to the road on the land and sea side of Mustafa Kemal Beach Boulevard, on the grass ground with a "green section". The signaling infrastructure will also be renewed within the scope of the Smart Traffic System, and a safe and sustainable access opportunity will be provided.