903 - Akçaray - Kocaeli BüyükşehirUrban Transport

Kocaeli Akcaray tram


The scope, route,stops and history of Kocaeli’s first tram line:

Project overview

  • Owner: Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality
  • Phases:
    1. Otogar-Sekapark
    2. Sekapark-Plajyolu
  • Contractor:
    • 1st phase: Gülermak
    • 2nd phase: Emre Ray Enerji
    • Rolling stock: Durmazlar
  • Contract date:
    • 1st phase: 8/2015
    • 2nd phase: 2/2018
  • Contract duration:
    • 1st phase: 550 days
    • 2nd phase: 540 days
  • Contract deadline:
    • 1st phase: 2/2017
    • 2nd phase: 8/2019
  • Contract value:
    • 1st phase: TL 114 mn
    • 2nd phase: TL 21 mn
    • Rolling stock (12 sets): € 19.7 mn
    • Rolling stock (6 sets): TL 45 mn
  • Commission date: 1st phase: Jun 16, 2017

Route

Kocaeli Akçaray tramvay hattı
Kocaeli Akcaray tram route

Stops/connections

Otogar – Yahya Kaptan – Yenisehir – Mehmet Ali Pasa – Dogu Kisla – Milli İrade Meydani – Fuar – Yeni Cuma – Fevziye – Gar – Seka Park – Seka Devlet Hastanesi – Kongre Merkezi – Okullar Bölgesi – Plajyolu

Project details

The 7.5-km-long tram line connecting Otogar (main bus station) to Seka Park, and 2.2 km extension to Plajyolu project.

  • Line length: 7.5 + 2.2 km

Targets

  • 10k daily ridership in the beginning, 40k in 2020

Rolling Stock

Durmazlar (12 sets for 1st phase, 6 sets for 2nd phase)

Ridership

  • 3.6 mn (2017, 5 months)
  • 6.5 mn (2018, 9 months)

Cover photo: Kocaeli Büyükşehir Belediyesi ©

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