your peace Karşıyaka Tram: İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu has a total length of 24,5 kilometers. Karşıyaka and Konak tram projects will be tendered on February 26.
Karşıyaka tram project planned to be made between Alaybey and Mavişehir in Karşıyaka Aziz Kocaoğlu at the Municipality Opera and Theater Stage and Karşıyaka It was introduced at a meeting held with the participation of Mayor Cevat Durak.
Kocaoglu, in his speech at the meeting, the Metropolitan Municipality of solving one's transportation problems of the most important tasks, the new arteries, roads open, and means of transportation, era as required late in every city in Turkey and stated that to promote rail has been ignored for a long time the system.
Explaining that they have been working for 10 years to increase the share of the rail system in the public transportation system in İzmir and that they have taken over the 2004 km rail system network in 11, they are still working on the subway, they will increase it to 16,5 km in the near future, Kocaoğlu said:
"Also Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, all kinds of material and spiritual devotion carried out, which is Turkey's largest rail mass transportation projects, we realized the Aliağa- İZBAN meander line. This project is a project realized with the devotion of 95% of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in every respect regardless of who says what. It was very successful. The line, which carried 3 thousand passengers a day in the past, carries 100 thousand passengers today. Our new trucks are coming, we will reach 500-600 thousand passengers daily after they arrive. Now this line extends 30 kilometers and goes to Torbalı. We are currently carrying out the projects of the line going to Selçuk. After these processes are over, tender and construction processes will start in this section. The line will extend to Selçuk within 2,5 years and we will be able to reach Ephesus from Aliağa in the north with İZBAN. Thus, tourists coming from cruise ships from Alsancak will be able to go to Ephesus by a rail system. ”
"We do not have such a project in Turkey"
Kocaoglu, when İZBAN line in the future in the north they are aiming to deliver up to Pergamum and completed in excess of 200 kilometers and specifying the city from north to south will Converged connects to a rail transport axis, "such a project today, not in Turkey, will not be in the future," he said.
A project that they have prepared to relax the transportation is the tram project that promotes Kocaoğlu, Konak and Karşıyaka He also emphasized that they consider the projects they prepare for both nostalgia and public transportation system.
Kocaoglu, KarşıyakaStating that, when this project was launched in Istanbul, it was foreseen to provide transportation within the city more comfortably and to visit the city by seeing the gulf by tram, watching the scenery, taking in the smell of the gulf:
“The line in projects is from Üçkuluyar to Halkapınar in Konak, Karşıyakafrom Alaybey to Mavişehir İZBAN stations. This is a very important project and the investment cost is very high. I cannot say the investment cost as it is in the tender process, but Karşıyaka and the Konak tram project, together with a total of 24,5 kilometer line tractors, are awarded in one item. Perhaps it will be one of the most important tenders and projects held in İzmir. We have the power to do this, we are able to do it. On the one hand, we are building a fairground in Gaziemir with an investment of 400 million liras, on the other hand, while the metro works continue, on the other hand, while continuing to extend the İZBAN line to Torbalı, we are not even able to say new bus purchases. Our financial structure is solid. While we could only invest 2004 million liras in 100 when we took office, we increased this by 2013 times in 11 and invested 1 billion 100 million liras. ”
Kocaoğlu said that their important projects to relieve transportation are to use the gulf more efficiently and that they have ordered 15 new fast catamaran-type ships suitable for the age despite the many obstacles they encounter and that the first ship will arrive in İzmir within 1 week. He pointed out that 1 new ferry for the car ferry line was put into service for rent and an order was placed for 3 new ferry purchases.
Karşıyaka Mayor Cevat Durak and tram project, Karşıyaka He expressed his gratitude to İzmir Metropolitan Municipality for realizing such a project.
Karşıyaka Tram Project
In the meeting, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Technical Consultant Cemal Yildiz with his presentation Karşıyaka He gave information about the preparation process of the Tramway Project and the project.
The project, the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in the Transportation Master Plan prepared in 2007-2009 this area for the detection of the need for rail systems emerged from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications said that the application stage of the Stars, the line between Alaybey and Mavişehir, the starting and ending points with the İZBAN line said it was planned to provide integrated service.
Asterisk, 9,7 kilometer length of the planned line will be located on the 15 stop and initially planned to run 17 single directory, Karşıyaka and Bostanlı ferry wharfs integrated line, Atakent ferry pier in the future at this point will be added to the tram ring line said.