Design of Izmir's Trams

izmir tramway
izmir tramway

The design of the trams of Izmir was determined: The Metropolitan Municipality determined the exterior and interior design of the tramways of Izmir. In the design, the theme of the sea city Izmir came forward.

Prepared to breathe in urban traffic Karşıyakaİzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which started the rail laying works of Konak tram projects from Caher Dudayev Boulevard, also determined the exterior and interior design of trams. Accordingly, the exterior and interior view of the vehicle because of the sea city of Izmir blue and turquoise tones were used. The lively and cheerful nature of the city's sunny atmosphere came to the fore in design. The goal was to create an image where the tram would ripple slowly as it passed. In the interior design elements that will give the beach and sea air came forward.

Handles and handles were placed where they could easily be reached so that the passengers could be held securely. Wheelchair users, heavy luggage or strollers with vehicles such as cars to meet the specific needs of citizens who are allocated multi-purpose areas. Trams under construction will have a train control and monitoring unit, passenger information system, LCD screens, active route map, camera, image and voice recorder.

Modern and comfortable

The tram vehicles, whose design works have been completed and started to be constructed, are built in 32 meter length and 285 passenger carrying capacity. According to feasibility studies, daily 95 thousand people in Konak line, Karşıyaka 87 thousand people in the line will be moved.

390 million TL giant investment

Konak Tramway with 12.7 stops and 19 stops with 9.87 stops and 15 stops, which will be implemented by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality as complementary to metro system. Karşıyaka Total 38 vehicles on the tram line will work. 2017 planned to be put into service at the end of the project will cost 390 million pounds.

About Levent Ozen
Every year, high-speed rail sector, the European leader in the growing Turkey. Investments in railways, which take this speed from high-speed trains, continue to increase. In addition, with the investments made for transportation in the city, the stars of many of our companies making domestic production shine. It is proud that Turkish high-speed tren national train ”production has been started in addition to the companies producing domestic tram, light rail and subway vehicles. We are very happy to be in this proud table.

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