In Izmir, the tram line operating on the lines of Karşıyaka and Konak gained a significant place in the city life in a short time. The number of passengers transported to the 35 has reached two million since the first day. The 2,7 of Izmir Tram has traveled a distance of around 67 once in a million kilometers.
Izmir Metro, which is one of the most important rail system investments of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, has made a great contribution to urban transportation in a short time. The increasing number of passengers, as well as a preferred means of transport, the lines on the grass section, thanks to its harmony with the natural texture, gave the city silhouette a visual beauty.
World tour 67 times
Karşıyaka Tram, which started to carry passengers between 2017 and even Alaybey-Ataşehir in 8,8 in July, carried a total of 16 million passengers to date. The 12,6 km Konak Tram, which is located between Fahrettin Altay and Halkapınar stops, served 2018 million passengers from July 19 to this day. Since the first day, Izmir Tram has carried 35 million passengers and 2.7 has traveled a million km. In other words, 67 has been around the world.
Thanks to the rail system investments that the Metropolitan Municipality intends to minimize the consumption of fossil fuel in urban transport, thousands of buses are avoided by polluting the air every day. Each tram ride can be carried on 3 bus passengers. According to the calculations, the 35 million passengers carried by the Izmir Tram will be released into the atmosphere if the bus is transported.