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Antalya Varsakli-Zerdalilik tram project


The scope, route, targets and history of Antalya’s 3rd tram project from Varsakli to Zerdalilik:

Project details

Owner: Antalya Metropolitan Municipality
Project cost: € 210 mn (expected)
Contractor: Tender has not opened yet.
Duration: 450 days
Target commission date: 2019

Phases

1st phase: Varsaklı-Meltem (22 km)

2nd phase: Meltem-Zerdalilik (6 km)

Route
Project details

The tram profect connecting the residential areas in north of Antalya to city center via main bus station, university, hospitals and museum.

Varsakli-Museum phase will be a new construction, where Muzeum-Zerdalilik is the renewal and reconstructing as double-track of old tram.

Interchange to Fatih-Meydan-Airport-Expo line will be possible at main bus station and city center.

Line length: 28 km

Stops/connections

Varsaklı Mezarlığı – Olimpik Havuz – Salı Pazarı – Karşıyaka-1 – Karşıyaka-2 – Ayanoğlu-1 – Ayanoğlu-2 – Fevzi Çakmak-1 – Fevzi Çakmak-2 – Kuzeyyaka – Gazi – Sütçüler – Gündoğdu – Okullar – Sakarya – Şehitler Parkı – Kültür Merkezi – Sami Cumhur Parkı – Atatürk Anadolu Lisesi – Spor Tesisleri – Kapalı Pazar – Otogar (connection to Fatih-Havalimanı/Expo tram) – Sahil Güvenlik – Kültür – Akdeniz Üniversitesi Hastanesi – Akdeniz Üniversitesi – Meltem – Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi – Antalya Müzesi – Barbaros – Endüsri Meslek Lisesi – Selekler Çarşısı – Cumhuriyet Meydanı – Dönerciler Çarşısı (connection to Fatih-Havalimanı/Expo tram) – Üç kapılar – Büyükşehir Belediyesi – Işıklar-1 – Işıklar-2 – Zerdalilik

Targets

Construction works to start in 2017 and service to start in 2019.

History

November 2014: The route of new tram unveiled.

August 2015: Tender process started for the prelimary analysis.

March 2016: Preliminary analysis completed.

September 2017: Project accepted by Planning Council. Project is expected to start in 2017. Deadline 450 days.

Cover Photo: Onur Uysal ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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