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Bursa T2 Tram Started Passenger Services

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Bursa Metropolitan Municipality has reached the city with an investment of approximately 1 billion liras. kazanThe 'Kent Square-Terminal tram line', which is located in the city center, was put into service with a ceremony attended by AK Party Deputy Chairman and former Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. The T9 line, with a total length of 445 meters and 11 stations, will carry Bursa residents free of charge for a week.

The 'Kent Square-Terminal tram line', where Bursa Metropolitan Municipality brings the rail system to the north of the city, was put into service with a ceremony. The T9 line, which was 445 thousand 11 meters long and has 2 stations, where test drives started at the end of May, was integrated with the T1 line and connected to each other by rails between Sculpture and Terminal. With the line determined as the station names Kent Square, Genç Osman, Beşyol, Fatih-Altınova, Regional Courthouse-Mufti Office, Otokop-Forest Region, BUTTİM, Fair, Yeniceabat, Vocational School and Terminal, Bursa residents will take the tram from Sculpture to the Terminal without interruption. had the opportunity to access The rail system line in Bursa, which is 47 kilometers, thus increased to 56,5 kilometers.

AK Party Deputy Chairman and former Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, who came to Bursa to attend the ceremony held for the opening of the T2 line, took the train seat on the tram he got on from the Otokop-Forest Zone station. Bursa Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş, Bursa Governor Yakup Canbolat, AK Party Women's Branch Chairman Ayşe Keşir, Bursa Deputies and many Bursa residents attended the ceremony held here, as well as Binali Yıldırım, who drove the tram to the City Square.

Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş, who spoke at the ceremony that started with the concert of the Mehter Team, said that serving Bursa, fulfilling their promises and creating works for the city. kazanHe said that they experienced the honor and happiness of climbing. Stating that they are happy to put the T2 Tram Line, which brings the rail system to the north of the city, into service, President Alinur Aktaş stated that the total length of the line, which will serve between the City Square and the Terminal, is 9 thousand 445 meters and has 11 stations, and said, “Our rail system is 46 and a half kilometers long. It has reached 56 kilometers. With the ongoing Emek-Şehir Hospital and the new line, which will receive the good news of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, it will have reached 70 kilometers. Thanks to the integration of the T2 line with the T1 line, we connect the city center and the Terminal with rails. We should know that the courthouse, mufti, police and municipality construction sites, GUHEM, TÜYAP Fair Center, Science and Technology Center, BUTTİM and various shopping centers are on the route.

There are 11 stations along the line, 3 railway bridges, 2 highway bridges, 6 transformers, 1 transformer unit for cut-and-cover tunnel, 1 warehouse area and warehouse area service building, warehouse connection line and waiting lines within the scope of the warehouse area arrangement. Expressing that, President Aktaş said that 25 escalators and 16 elevators have been installed. Reminding that they started the test drives as they promised in May, Mayor Aktaş said, “We said that we would start the flights in July. We are very happy to fulfill our promise. Of course, we were waiting for our President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Bursa. Many investments would open up. We hope to welcome them in our city as soon as possible. However, we are also happy to host our former Minister of Transport and former Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, who is the first name that comes to mind when we talk about transportation in Turkey, and make the start with him. Bursa Metropolitan Municipality continues its transportation investments. We have a company BURULAŞ in Bursa, which has around 1 million boarding passes per day. I wish good luck to the T2 line, which will increase these numbers. May it be good for our city and the people of Bursa," he said.

One week free passengers will be carried

AK Party Chairman and former Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım wished the tram line between the city center and the Terminal, which will provide new opportunities in transportation and make people's lives easier, be beneficial. Binali Yıldırım, who said that they tried it by testing before the opening, said that comfortable transportation will come to Bursa. kazanhe stated that he was yelled at. He stated that 55 kilometers have been passed with the new line in the rail system in Bursa. Explaining that 65 kilometers will be reached with the ongoing projects, Binali Yıldırım said, “In the beginning, the new line will serve 30 thousand Bursa residents every day. This number will increase day by day to reach 50 thousand. The number of our compatriots using the rail system in Bursa will have reached 350 thousand. If 350 thousand people only tried to go on the roads with private vehicles and buses, the traffic of the city, which has problems with traffic, would become inextricable. On the one hand, we implemented new rail systems, on the other hand, we revived our railways. In the last 20 years, we have made the lines of 'we have knitted the motherland from four beginnings with iron nets' into reality.”

Stating that Bursa has increased its feature of being a center of attraction in recent years, Yıldırım reminded that Bursa is connected to the east, west, south and north by divided roads and explained that they will continue to build rail systems from now on. Emphasizing that every material, including the tram, used on the T2 line, is domestic and national, Yıldırım said, “Bursa is a city that produces, exports, provides food and jobs to the citizens, pays high taxes to the state, and has hosted history. Therefore, as the Organization of the States of the Turkic World, we declared Bursa as the Cultural Capital of the Turkic World. In the coming months, we will host the World Nomad Games in Iznik. Bursa with a cost of over 1 billion TL kazanI would like to thank Alinur Aktaş, the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality of Ankara, Recep Altepe, the former mayor who took part in the beginning of the project, and those who contributed. It's customary by the way. A good news is given at the opening. Bursa residents will travel to this line free of charge for a week. May Allah grant us to travel with health, peace and safety. Good luck,” he said.

Bursa Deputy Efkan Ala reminded that the first, second and third issue they have been focusing on since the election period is transportation. Explaining that they are working to solve the transportation problem in Bursa, Efkan Ala wished that the T2 line, rail systems, highways and the high-speed train under construction would be beneficial for Bursa residents.

Bursa Deputy Hakan Çavuşoğlu thanked Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, which was instrumental in the opening of an important investment. Stating that both the central administration and local administrations continue to invest in Bursa, Çavuşoğlu stated that the investment amount Bursa has received in the last 20 years has exceeded 60 billion liras. Çavuşoğlu stated that from now on, they will try to make more important contributions to Bursa in the process.

After the speeches, AK Party Chairman Binali Yıldırım, Bursa Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş and the protocol members cut the opening ribbon and the T2 Line started its flights.