Signatures were signed on the Kuruçeşme Tram line to be built by Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality. After the tender held in September, the tender contract was signed for the project, which will breathe city traffic. Within the scope of the project, the site delivery is planned to be completed in a short time and the construction phase is planned.
Mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Assoc. Dr. Tahir Büyükakın shared on his social media accounts. In the post shared with the #NextStation Kuruçeşme tag, Mayor Büyükakın said, “We have completed the tram contract. He shared the good news with the people of Kocaelis with his words "We will have a good luck". In a short time, thank you messages flooded to the posts that received many likes.
RAIL SYSTEM NETWORK IS EXPANDING
Offering giant projects that will bring comfort to transportation, Metropolitan is expanding its rail system network by giving priority to public transportation. In this context, the existing Akçaray Tram Line in Izmit district will be connected to Kuruçeşme by crossing the D-100 from Plajyolu Station.
A 332 METER STEEL TRAMWAY BRIDGE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED
The tram line to be built between the beach road and Kuruçeşme will pass from the Plajyolu stop to the Kuruçeşme Junction, over the D-100, with a 332 meters steel tram bridge. For going to the current D-100 Istanbul direction, a connection will be provided from Izmit western toll booth offices location and Kuruçeşme Junction will be rearranged. With the Kuruçeşme Tram Line Construction Work, transportation from İzmit Bus Station to Kuruçeşme will be faster and more comfortable.
1 STATION 2 PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
Within the scope of the project, 812 station and 1 pedestrian bridges will be built for a total of 2 meters of double line. The existing roads on the route where the tram line passes and the West Highway entrance in the Izmit-Istanbul direction will be renewed. The displacement of the infrastructures on the route will also be made within the scope of this project. A Transformer center will also be established to provide the energy of the line.
TRAM LINE WILL REACH 23.4 KILOMETERS
With the completion of the Kuruçeşme tram line, the length of the tram line will reach a double line of 10.212 meters. With the 3-kilometer single-line warehouse area, the single line length of the tram will reach 23.4 kilometers. With the Kuruçeşme station, the number of stops will reach 16 and 7 transformer centers will serve with the new construction.