İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, in addition to the 11-kilometer Çiğli Tram, which is under construction, as well as Konak and Karşıyaka held a procurement tender for the electric tram vehicle to be used on its lines. In the tender for 26 vehicles, 51 percent of the locality condition was sought.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which started the construction of the Çiğli Tram with an investment of 414 million liras to strengthen the rail system network in urban transportation, both Çiğli and Konak and Karşıyaka Tender for 26 electric tram vehicles that will work on the lines. İzmir Metro A.Ş. was awarded the tender, in which 51 percent of the vehicles to be produced must be local. Edited by. In the tender where 6 companies took the file Bozankaya Inc. company participated and submitted an offer of 749 million 750 thousand TL. CRRC and Hyundai Rotem companies also presented a letter of thanks. Detailed evaluation will be made by the tender commission.
Delivery of the first two vehicles 18 months after signing
The company that wins the tender will deliver the first two vehicles 18 months after the signing of the contract. All vehicles will be delivered within 27 months. With the new tram vehicles, the number of tram vehicles serving on three lines will increase to 64.
Consists of 14 stations
Çiğli Tramway, which is one of the important projects of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality that will bring a new breath to environmentally friendly, economical and comfortable urban transportation, is 11 kilometers long and consists of 14 stations. Karşıyaka The line, which will start from Cevreyolu Station, will be connected to Çiğli İstasyonaltı Mahallesi with the connection bridge. Approximately 500 meters of connecting bridge will cross the ring road and there will be pedestrian and bicycle paths as well as the tram line on the bridge. Most of the route was planned as a double line, passing through the middle medians of the existing streets and roads. Line route Karşıyaka Cevreyolu Station is planned to serve Ataşehir, Çiğli İstasyonaltı Mahallesi, Çiğli İzban Station, Çiğli Regional Training Hospital, Ata Industrial Zone, Katip Çelebi University and Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone. also Karşıyaka During the construction of the tram, Ataşehir-Mavişehir Izban Station connection, which is about 1 kilometer long, which could not be made due to property problems, will also be implemented within the framework of the construction of this line. Transportation will be easier in Çiğli district.
Tram lines will reach 33,6 kilometers
2017 kilometers in 8,8 KarşıyakaWith the activation of the 2018-kilometer Konak line in 12,8, the tram became one of the important elements of public transportation in Izmir. With the Çiğli Tram put into service, the length of the tram lines in İzmir will reach 33,6 kilometers. Çiğli Tramway will be completed at the end of 414 with an investment of 2022 million liras.
What was done?
Work continues uninterrupted on the Çiğli Tram, whose foundation was laid on February 6, 2021 with the participation of the President of the Republican People's Party, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. Karşıyaka The production of the 500-meter connection bridge that will connect the tram to the Çiğli Tram, and the line manufacturing continues in the Ata Industrial Zone and Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone starting from the Çiğli Evka-5 junction. Line excavation has also started for the 1 kilometer-long Ataşehir-Mavişehir İzban Station connection.