Special team was established for Trabzon light rail system project: Trabzon Metropolitan Municipality, Preparation of Urban Transportation Master Plan and Emergency Action Survey Project and 2 million TL for 'Light Rail Line Feasibility Study and Projects', 165 million TL for 'Light Rail Road Construction' and 'Light Rail System Tarmvay Procurement' for the allowance of 85 million pounds. Approximately 2017 million TL was allocated to the budget of 2017 for the light rail project, one of the most important projects of 252.
The legal proceedings of the light rail project will begin with the 2017 year. Currently, a team of 14 experts is working intensively on the project. The team examines the slopes along the project route and evaluates alternatives. At the beginning of 2017, a serious preparation is planned for the light rail project.
Mayor of Trabzon Metropolitan Municipality Orhan Fevzi Gümrükçüoğlu stated in his previous statements that “Probably, the first stage like the end of 2017, the region between the airport and Akyazı will be on the agenda of Trabzon, step by step”.