Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz said, "We will open the first leg of the Gar Tekkeköy line with 4 stations in August."
Samsun Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yusuf Ziya Yılmaz made a statement about the Gar Tekkeköy line, which is planned to be put into operation in October, and said, “We will complete the construction of the Gar Tekkeköy line, which is progressing rapidly, by the October we promised.
As a result of the consultations we had with our colleagues, we decided to open all 4 stations between the Station and Mavi Işıklar Disabled Education and Recreation Rehabilitation Center for the service of our citizens in August.”
He added that the works continued as planned and added, Ekim With the prolongation of the route, the supply of the Light Rail System vehicles purchased in addition to the system will be completed by the end of January in groups of two, starting in October. In
The Samsun light rail system consisted of an 17 kilometer line from the city center (Gar Junction) to the university. Due to the Olympics to be held in Samsun in 2017, this line had to be built in the 14 kilometer line from Gar Junction to Tekkeköy in order to cover the eastern part of the city. 14 kilometers, 28 mileage system and 16 total number of stations are available for 4.