There are two light rail system lines and two tram lines in Bursa.
Network in Use : 48 km
Lines Under Construction : 8,5 km
Rolling Stock in Use : 111
Rolling Stock Orders : 72
Daily Ridership : 191k *
* Ridership of old tram is excluded. Based on information in 2012 and 2013
Bursa has a total rail network of 48 km.
Bursa light rail system (Bursaray) has two lines: Emek-Kestel and University-Kestel. Total length is 39 km.
Bursa tram system (Burtram) has two lines: Kent Meydani-Heykel, which is 6.5 km long and Zafer Plaza Cinaronu old tram line, which is 2.2 km long.
All rail services are operated by Burulas, a subsidiary of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality.
There are 111 rail cars being used in Bursa urban rail system.
44 Siemens, 30 Bombardier and 25 Duewag LRVs are running on light rail system. 6 Sikworm (Durmazlar) and 6 adet Gotha and M6 C trams are running on tram lines.
Bursa’s ridership statistics are not being published officially. Based on press releases, Sikworm trams are used by 750k passengers in its their first three month (2013). Ridership figures of LRVs belongs to 2012. 65.9 mn passengers used Bursaray in 2012.
A new 8.5-km-long tram line is under construction between Kent Meydani and main bus station. Construction works started in June 2015 and expected to be completed in 800 days.
Extension of Fleet
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality opened a tender for extending both LRV and tram fleet. Durmazlar was awarded in March 2015. 60 LRVs and 12 trams will be delivered by Durmazlar within 30 months.
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