The Nostalgic Tram Line of Beyoğlu is Renewing

Beyoğlu's iconic historic tram is being renewed: The works for the renovation of the Nostalgic Tram Line, which has been operating for years on the Istiklal Street in Taksim, continue. Beyoğlu Mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan, who was on the street, said: al The vibration and electricity generated by the Nostalgic tramway, electricity, telecommunication etc. As a result of the excavations carried out for the repair of services on the ground had serious deterioration. As a result of the work initiated in order to eliminate this damage, the existing tram rails will be dismantled and new rails with rubber upholstery will be installed instead of absorbing vibration. Atı

Nostalgic Tram Line, which has been operating for 26 years, is being renewed on Taksim Istiklal Street. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, together with Taksim Square and Talimhane, started infrastructure renewal works by changing the rails on Istiklal Street, whose ground was damaged due to the vibration created by the tram. Within the scope of the works that started in January 2017, the Nostalgic Tram Line will be dismantled and replaced with new rails in Elastomer (rubber) structure covered with vibration absorbing material and impact-resistant Natural Granite Stones. When the works that will bring a new comfort and beauty to the street are completed, the historical tram line will continue its service from where it left off.


Providing information about the renovation works on İstiklal Street, Beyoğlu Mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan said, “The vibration and electricity, telecommunication etc. caused by the Nostalgic Tramway that has been traveling continuously for 26 years. Serious deterioration occurred in the ground as a result of the excavations for services. As a result of the works initiated to eliminate this damage, the existing tram rails will be removed and replaced with brand new rails with rubber flooring that absorb vibration. Thus, the historical tram line will continue to serve with its renewed face. " said.


Mayor Demircan said, “On the other hand, the laying of the piping system that will end the excavation in possible future infrastructure works is being done. There will be 310 chimney systems in the pipe system that is resistant to high pressure, so that the necessary repairs can be done easily through these chimneys without touching the ground. Thus, Istiklal Avenue will continue to shine with the beauty that the world looks enviable. " used the expressions.

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