Tram was preferred for mass transport in Kayseri.
Last update: October 2020
Grows with Turkish tram
Kayseri has the 4th longest tram network after Antalya, Eskisehir and Istanbul. 68 tram sets are running on 34-km-long network. Tram service had been started with 38 Ansaldo Breda sets. All additional orders were from Bozankaya, a Turkish rolling stock producer. Currently there are 30 Bozankaya sets in fleet.
Ridership reaches 40 million
Ridership of trams has reached to 39.9 million in 2018, having increased every year since 2016.
Trams are running on 2 lines on 34-km-long network.
New tram lines on the table
There are two new tram projects for Kayseri:
- 7-km-long tram line starting from Anafartalar stop of Organize-Ildem line towards north, passing by the main bus terminal, city hospital, university reaching to Mobilyakent. This project is overtaken by Ministry of Transport. This line will connect HST station to city center in the future.
- 3-km-long extension of Cumhuriyet Meydanı-Talas line to Anayurt.
Theer’s also a suburban service project in Kayseri, on 130-km-long line between Sarioglan and Yesilhisar. The trains will run on single track. First phase was 53-km-long Incesu-Gomec with 7 stations. Construction works started, but could not be completed. Project seems to be suspended.
Cover photo: Kayseri Ulasim ©
Categories: Urban Transport