Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has started to work to realize one of the important investments that will give a breath of fresh air to urban traffic. The project tender for the 5 kilometer tram line, which will serve between Örnekköy and Yeni Girne, was made. 13 companies participated in the tender.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is adding a new one to its rail system investments in line with the sustainable transportation targets of Mayor Tunç Soyer. Aiming to put the Çiğli Tram Line into service at the end of 1 with an investment of 250 billion 2022 million liras, the Metropolitan Municipality also went out to tender for the engineering and architectural projects of the Ornekkoy tram line, which is planned to be built, and to obtain the EIA report.
13 companies applied for prequalification
The first stage of the project tender was made for the 5 kilometer Ornekkoy-New Girne Tram Line. Mega Engineering Consulting Inc., Temelsu International Engineering Services Inc., Yüksel Proje International Inc., Protek Project Consulting Engineering Information Process Construction Tourism Ltd. Sti. – BS International Engineering Consulting Construction and Trade Ltd. Sti. Joint Venture, Tekfen Engineering A.Ş, Arup Engineering and Consulting Ltd. Ltd. Şti., Kaiser Engineering and Consulting Inc., Botek A.Ş – Tümaş A.Ş Joint Venture, TCDD Technical Engineering Consultancy Inc., Rational Group Project and Consulting Inc. – Metroplan Müşavirlik Mühendislik San.ve Tic. Ltd. Sti. Business Partnership, Altınok Mühendislik A.Ş, Su Yapı Mühendislik ve Müşavirlik A.Ş- Metro İstanbul A.Ş. Business Partnership, Prota Mühendislik Proje ve Danışmanlık Hizmetleri A.Ş participated and submitted the prequalification files. In the second stage of the project tender, the companies that provide prequalification will be listed and will present the methods by which they will carry out the project. In the 3rd stage tender, financial offers will be opened. The project work, which will start after the completion of the tender process, will be completed in 12 months.
5 kilometer line
The 5 kilometer line, which will serve between Örnekköy and New Girne, will start from the Bostanlı Pier Tram stop and end in the continuation of the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Örnekköy Urban Transformation zone. Ornekkoy Tram Line available Karşıyaka and Çiğli tram line will be integrated. with dense population Bayraklı Sogukkuyu Neighborhood, Karşıyaka The line that will facilitate access to the Ornekkoy, Imbatli, Postacilar districts, the Northern IZBAN line, Karşıyaka The tram, Karşıyaka It will contribute to the integration of transportation between the Bostanlı and Bostanlı piers, and will also strengthen maritime transportation.
Tram line will increase to 37,6 kilometers
2017 kilometers in 8,8 KarşıyakaWith the activation of the 2018-kilometer Konak line in 12,8, the tram became one of the most important elements of public transportation in Izmir. The length of the tram lines in İzmir will reach 11 kilometers with the introduction of the 5 kilometer Çiğli Tram and the 37,6 kilometer Ornekköy tram.