Nostalgic, one of the symbols of Istanbul Kadıköy - The worn out vehicles of Moda Tram have been renewed. The line, whose flights were suspended due to the coronavirus epidemic, is starting to serve Istanbulites again on Monday, July 6, 2020.
Turkey's largest city rail operators of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) subsidiaries of the Metro Istanbul, which has become one of the symbols of the city in order to provide safer access to the facility Istanbul Kadıköy - Renovated the veteran wagons of the Moda Tram Line.
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, which has influenced our country as well as the whole world. Kadıköy-Movies were temporarily suspended on the Fashion Tram Line. Rails and trains are renewed Kadıköy-Fashion Tram line will continue from Monday, July 6, 2020.
Old rails removed
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality accelerated the infrastructure renovation works it planned due to the decrease in traffic density during the epidemic process. In this context, because the roads were dug due to the construction of the 1500 meter long wastewater and rainwater line, which ISKI has carried out to solve the wastewater and rainwater problem that has been going on for years at Rıhtım Street. Kadıköy - Rails of Moda Tram line were also removed. When the work was completed, new rails were installed in place of the old rails.
Savings over 100 thousand pounds
Metro Istanbul, which has rolled up its sleeves to renew the trains as well as the rails, has saved over 100 thousand liras by carrying out works with its own resources by its own masters.
Trains were last renewed in 2013
Kadıköy Since it operates in an area with intense road traffic such as Meydan, Altıyol and Bahariye Street and where there is a lot of incorrect parking, the trains that received body damage due to accidents and frictions were lastly revised in a private company between November 2012 and April 2013. Over the past time, the re-coating could not be made due to the reasons that the foils applied on top of each other lost their quality due to the weather conditions, and the vehicle bodywork started to be damaged due to the ingress of water from the damaged areas.
“Istanbul is yours”
Within the scope of the renovation work; After the old foils and paints on the surface of the vehicles were completely cleaned, the bodyworks were overhauled and the damaged areas were corrected, and a smooth and clean surface was created and the trains were recoated. Trains from the name of these transactions were covered with folios with the slogan “Istanbul is yours” and became ready to serve Istanbul residents more safely and safely.