Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure approved the Çiğli Tram Line Project. After the project is approved by the Presidency, the construction tender and construction process will begin.
Another phase has passed in İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Çiğli Tram Line Project. The Çiğli Tram Line Project, which is included in the Izmir Master Transportation Master Plan, was approved by the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. Approximately 11 kilometers long project will be presented to the Presidency Strategy and Budget Directorate. After the approval of the Presidency, a construction tender will be made.
Karşıyaka and connection with İZBAN Çiğli Tram Line will be completed in approximately 2,5 years. Line, Karşıyaka It will be a continuation of the tram. In order to ensure the integration of the line with İZBAN, approximately 300 meters of connection bridge will be constructed that will cross the ring road. In addition to the tram line, there will be pedestrian and bicycle routes on the bridge.
Transport to hospital, university, industry
There will be tram stations in front of Çiğli Regional Training Hospital and İzmir Katip Çelebi University. The line will also pass through Çiğli Ata Sanayi and Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone (AOSB). Citizens who take the tram from Alaybey will be able to travel to Çiğli without interruption. Thus, vehicle traffic will be reduced.
Special thanks to Tunç Soyer for Dağ
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer also thanked the AK Party Deputy Chairman and Izmir Deputy Hamza Dağ, who came into operation during the approval process of the project. Sharing his social media account, Soyer said, “Good news has come for İzmir and Çiğli. Our project for Çiğli tram has been approved by the Ministry of Transport. I am grateful to the Minister of Transport Mehmet Cahit Turhan at the beginning and to İzmir deputy Hamza Dağ, who followed the project before the ministry. ”
14 station will
The line will consist of 14 stations. The line width will be 7,2 meters. The major part of the route was planned as a double line, passing through the central refuges of the existing streets and roads. The first phase of the project Karşıyaka Starting from Çevreyolu Station, it will cover the Ataşehir and Çiğli İstasyonaltı neighborhoods, Çiğli İZBAN Station and Çiğli Regional Training Hospital with the connection bridge. There will be four stations in this 3-meter-long stage.
The second stage will start from Ataşehir Mahallesi and follow the Ata Sanayi Route, Katip Çelebi University, Ata Sanayi route and end at Çiğli Regional Training Hospital. There will be 7 stations in this stage, which is 500 meters long.