Bağcılar in IstanbulKabataş and the tender for renewal works to be carried out due to the wear on the Habipler-Topkapı tram lines was canceled. It was announced that the tender was canceled because all the bids submitted were far above the allocated allowance.
According to the news of Özlem Güvemli from SÖZCÜ; Metro İstanbul A.Ş, Bağcılar-Kabataş and Habipler-Topkapı announced that it will be put out to tender on November 21, 2018 to carry out renovation works. According to the specification; Existing rails would be removed and renewed for any deterioration in the superstructure of both tram lines.
The aim of the study was to reduce the comfort, safety, operational efficiency, extension of line life and lower operating costs of the lines. In this context, it was planned to replace the rail, shears and cables of a thousand 505 meters per year. However, it was announced that the tender was canceled on 30 November 2018. It was recorded that all the tenders submitted to the tender were canceled due to the appropriation allocated and the cost that was much higher than the cost. Both tram lines were recently brought to the agenda with accident and breakdown news.
WHEN HAS TRAMVAY LINES OPENED?
KabataşThe first phase of the Bağcılar Tram line was built between Sirkeci and Aksaray in 1992. The line connecting to Topkapı and Zeytinburnu directions was extended to Eminönü Station and passed over Galata Bridge in 2006. KabataşConnected to. All stations of Zeytinburnu - Bağcılar Line were merged with this line in 2011 and were KabataşDirect rail transportation was provided to. The length of the line is 19.3 kilometers.
Habipler Topkapı Tram line was opened on September 17, 2007 between Şehitlik and Masjid-i Selam stations to carry the passenger traffic of Sultançiftliği and Gaziosmanpaşa regions to important transfer points. In the second stage, it passed through Edirnekapı and Vatan region and reached Topkapı. With the Martyr-Topkapı stage, which was put into service in 2, the total length of the line reached 2009 kilometers. (SPOKESMAN)