Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Nihat Çiftçi shared about the Rail system, which is a first in Şanlıurfa, in his social media account, Çiftçi said, "The rail system, which is a first in Şanlıurfa, is 15.3 km long and consists of 16 stations in total." said.
In his post on his social media account, Çiftçi stated that the service will be provided with a total of 34 vehicles in the beginning, “Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality is a revolution in the public transportation system. Pre-project and feasibility study of Karaköprü Abide Eyyübiye Light rail line was completed. Rail system, a first in Şanlıurfa 15.3 km long and consists of a total of 16 stations.
The light rail system, which will initially serve with a total of 34 vehicles, will start from Karaköprü and extend to Abide and Eyyubiye. The line, which has a capacity of 225 passengers a day and 80 million passengers per year, will facilitate transportation in both directions along the city's north-south corridor. Transportation will diversify and become easier with the rail system, which will be the first in Şanlıurfa. This system, which offers a fast, safe and economical and environmentally friendly solution, is a service that Urfa and Urfal, one of the oldest settlements, expect. The rail system, which will keep the values of the city alive with its thematic stops and vehicles, will contribute to tourism and thanks to the investment to be made, both passenger and traffic will be more relaxed. Good luck to our Şanlıurfa. " Said. (urfanatik)