Turkey's most expensive tram is being built in Antalya: Antalya Expo area will connect the airport with the city center 18 kilometers in length Turkey's most expensive suburban rail project turned out to be. 1 kilometer of the Antalya rail system project costs 14.4 million lira. This figure is 22,3 million on the 8.1 kilometer-long İzmir line, 4.1 million on the same length Eskişehir line, 13 million on the 6.4-kilometer Samsun line, and 16,5 million on the 4.3-kilometer Kayseri line.
The second stage tender of the Antalya rail system, held by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, was concluded on September 9, 2015. The tender in which 7 companies participated was made by Makyol Construction with a bid of 259 million 498 thousand TL. The line, which will connect the square in the city center and the EXPO area in Aksu district, will also provide transportation to Antalya Airport by rails. Approximately 16,9 kilometers of the line was designed as level, 980 meters as cut and cover and 214 meters as bridge type. According to the tender specifications, the work that will start on September 14, 2015 and take 450 days will be completed on December 8, 2016.
The study of the Chamber of Civil Engineers (İMO) on the rail system projects built in recent years has yielded interesting results. The chamber examined the rail system tenders of Antalya, Samsun, İzmir, Eskişehir, Kayseri and Bursa held between 2012-2015. It was determined that 259 kilometer of the 498-kilometer-long Antalya rail system, with a tender price of 200 million 18 thousand 1 TL, cost 14 million 416 thousand TL. The unit cost of rail systems in other provinces varies between 4.1 million and 13.1 million TL. 75 kilometer of the Eskişehir rail system, which has the same length as the Antalya rail system, with a tender price of 1 million TL, attracts attention with a cost of 4 million 166 thousand TL. The Eskişehir rail system, which was tendered in 2012, was almost 3,5 times cheaper than Antalya. The Izmir rail system, which is longer with 22 kilometers, costs less than Antalya with its 2 depots as well as the line. The cost of 182 kilometer of İzmir rail system, which costs 1 million liras, is 8 million 176 thousand liras.
IMO Antalya Branch Chairman Cem Oguz Referring to other provinces, said Turkey's most expensive rail systems made of Antalya. Pointing out that reasons such as bad ground and viaducts are factors that increase the construction costs of rail systems, Cem Oğuz stated that these are not the case for Antalya and said, “I am looking at a flat ground. There are 3 small bridges. They are not cost increasing either. There is nothing cost increasing. " he spoke.
COMPARATIVE RAIL SYSTEM AUCTIONS
CITY TENDER HISTORY TOTAL LENGTH (KM) WAREHOUSE-WORKSHOP-BRIDGE TENDER PRICE (TL) UNIT PRICE (TL / M)
25 2015 18 259.498.200 14.416 XNUMX XNUMX
13 2015 13,1 85.151.312 6.450 XNUMX
26 2014 22,3 2 182.144.261 units warehouse
10 2015 9,4 30.000 133.663.000 square meters warehouse + workshop 13.150 XNUMX
and 5 pieces bridge
25 2013 16,5 71.512.000 4.334 XNUMX
16 2012 18 75.000.000 4.166