in Izmir Karşıyaka and Konak lines, which serve on the tram lines, quickly gained an important place in the city life. The number of passengers transported since the first day on two lines reached 35 million. İzmir Tram 2,7 has traveled a distance around the world with 67 million km.
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
July 2017 starts to carry passengers between 8,8 km line and Alaybey-Ataşehir Karşıyaka The tram has carried a total of 16 million passengers to date. The 12,6 km Konak Tram, which serves between Fahrettin Altay-Halkapınar stops, has served 2018 million passengers since July 19. Since the first day, Izmir Tram has carried 35 million passengers and total 2.7 has traveled a million km. In other words, 67 has traveled 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.