Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer, Karşıyaka- An important threshold was missed in the tram project planned to serve between Çigli.
President Soyer said in a statement on his twitter account that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been included in the investment program of the tram project and that they will plaster their arms for the tender right after the coronavirus epidemic.
Soyer said in his statement: “Dear, Izmirians, I also missed giving good news in recent days. The approval to be included in the investment program we have been waiting for Çiğli Tram has also come from our President. When we leave these difficult days behind, we will bid and start the investment. Thank you so much." said.
Çiğli Tramway consists of two stages
The first stage of Çiğli Tramway, Karşıyaka It starts from Çevreyolu Station and extends to Ataşehir, Çiğli Istasyonaltı, Çiğli İZBAN stop and Çiğli Regional Training Hospital with a connecting bridge. This stage is 3 meters long and consists of four stops.
The second stage starts from Ataşehir Mahallesi and passes through Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone, Katip Çelebi University and Ata Sanayi and ends at Çiğli Regional Training Hospital. This stage with a total length of 7 meters consists of 500 stops.
There will be a total of 24 stations on the Çiğli Tram Line
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.
Çiğli Tram Line to be Completed in 2,5 Years
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.
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.