The displacement works of Izmir tram projects started: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality's Konak and Karşıyaka tram projects, workshops, warehouse constructions and infrastructure displacement on line started. The rails and sleepers have arrived on the route. The project will be completed in the summer of 2017 according to the tender specifications.
Konak tramway (12.6 km), where the Metropolitan Municipality started the works by delivering the site to the contractor firm Gülermak A.Ş. in July and Karşıyaka The tramway (9.7 km) projects have reached the construction stage. Due to the shifting of the route from Mustafa Kemal Sahil Boulevard to Mithatpaşa Street in Konak tram, the project had to be revised after the tender. For these reasons, first studies on the route Karşıyaka started on the tram. IZBAN Cigli Warehouse Facilities and the construction of the workshop began to tram dopolarının. This section will be the last stop of the tram rails and sleepers made according to the specification of a section was brought. Displacement works of the infrastructure on Dudayev Boulevard, which is close to the ground and which may be affected by sleepers and rails, were also initiated.
On the Konak tramway, preparations for the construction of the workshop and warehouses were started at the construction site established in the area of Eshot garage in Halkapınar. Additional projects were prepared for the places that require infrastructure displacement for the tram route shifted from Mustafa Kemal Beach Boulevard to Mithatpaşa. Municipal officials stated that rail laying works will start gradually on the route in a short time.
On the other hand, it is reported that preparations for the construction of trams of Hyundai Rotem, which will be used in Izmir trams, have started. Total 38 vehicle will be built. The tram 200 will be able to carry passengers and will have the ability to travel 70 miles per hour. The trauma that will be fed from the kataner lines will also be able to travel about 50 with the lithium-ion battery. Both projects will be completed in the summer of 2017.
The tram line, which will start from Üçkuyular, will be arranged as a round trip from Mimar Kemalletin Street and will be arranged in combination with vehicle traffic. The tram line, which passes under the pedestrian bridge in front of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Konak Pier in Konak, will enter the Şehit Fethi Bey Street and from here on, it will use the route jointly with the road traffic. Following Cumhuriyet Square, the line will proceed to Şehit Nevres Boulevard and from there to Şair Eşref Boulevard. The tram line will be divided into two as departure and arrival here. The line, which will continue in this way until Vahap Özaltay Square, will reunite near Alsancak Station. The tram line, which proceeds to Şehitler Street following the station, will end at the Halkapınar Warehouse Area of the İzmir Metro.
Alaybey-Karşıyaka-The planned tram line with 9.7 stops and 15 vehicles on the 17 kilometer route between Mavişehir will operate as double lines in the form of round trip. Karşıyaka The tram will start from Alaybey and arrive at Bostanlı Pier by the coast, then from İsmail Sivri Sokak, Şehit Cengiz Topel Caddesi, Selçuk Yaşar Sokak and Cahar Dudayev Boulevard and come to the Mavişehir Suburban Station next to İZBAN Çiğli Warehouse facilities. In project scope Karşıyaka An overpass or underpass is planned to connect the pier and the bazaar. The tram line will provide transfer to İZBAN, ferries and buses.