The last 13 section of the 50 kilometer long Konak Tram line on the Mithatpaşa Underpass is also completed within 1 weeks. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, in the middle of the trial expeditions before the start of electrification, signalization, road, green space regulation and traffic safety studies came to the final stage. The renovated Meles Bridge opens to traffic on Monday.
Another stage of the rail system investments initiated by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for a modern, environmental, comfortable and safe public transportation is being completed. Karşıyaka After the tram was put into service last year, the Konak Tram also reached its end.
The 12.8 km-long tram project, which is constructed as a double line between Fahrettin Altay and Halkapınar, now includes the latest rails. Only the 50 meter remained at the top of the Mithatpaşa Vehicle Underpass. It is aimed to make the last connection in a week.
Trial expeditions in February
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, on the other hand on the line electrification, signalization, road, green space regulation and traffic safety studies are continuing at full speed. The trial runs at Konak Tramway, which starts at the 18 station, will start in mid-February. 6 transformer building, 40 scissors, workshop and administration building in Halkapınar, and the Konak Tram, where the storage facility is located, will be in service of the residents of İzmir after test drives.
The bridge will be renewed due to the safety of the building and the bridge will be reopened on Monday.
There is no security on the catenary line
On the other hand, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Department of Rail Systems in a statement, Konak and Karşıyaka it is reported that the trams are completely safe in terms of life and property of the catenary system, and only the protective panels used by the TCDD will be installed in order to prevent the foreign objects that can be thrown from outside in the overpass.