Bursaray Kestel line will be put into service this year: While the rail laying works are completed to a great extent in the Bursaray Kestel Line which is designed by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, the fine workmanship of the stations continues rapidly. Metropolitan Mayor Recep Altepe said that they wanted to include the completed stations in the system and bring comfortable transportation to Kestel this year.
The aim of the project is to solve the transportation problem with rail system investments in Bursa and the construction of the 7 station with the 8 stop, Bursaray Kestel Line, is underway. Total of 7 units of the railway station, Esenevler and Kestel, including two bridges, Hacıvat, Balıklı and Deliçay Bridges renovation and 3 pieces of the transformer building within the scope of the project of rail laying work has been completed to a large extent. Production progress in the first six stations with disabled lifts and escalators for disabled citizens exceeds 85, while thin works and electrical-mechanical installations continue.
President Altepe, following the ongoing works at Fidyekızık and Şirinevler stations, noted that the works have come to an end and that they will bring modern and comfortable transportation with Kestel this year. Stating that the station transition connections have been completed and there is no obstacle to disrupt the traffic on the highway, President Altepe said that the fine workmanship continues in the station buildings and these works will be completed in a short time. Stating that the station buildings are not lacking from the stations in the west in terms of quality and comfort, President Altepe said, “We provided all kinds of comfort for our people with our disabled elevators and escalators. We continue our work day and night. We will gradually include our completed stations in the system. With the work we aim to complete this year, our people will now be able to reach the city center from Kestel and the university without interruption. " he spoke.