Rail projects in 5 cities
The tram extension projects in 4 cities of Turkey is expected to be completed in 2019. Here are those cities:
- Samsun. The extension of Samsun tram to inside of university is almost completed. The extension line is expected to open in early 2019.
- Antalya. Construction works in the first phase of Varsak-Zerdalilik tram continues. The line is expected to open in first quarter of 2019.
- Kocaeli. Laying of rails is completed in first phase of Sekapark-Plajyolu extension project. The project is expected to be commissioned in second half of 2019.
- Eskişehir. The extension project to city hospital and Sultandere continues. Trial runs may start in early 2019.
Another important project is Gaziray. It’s announced that Gaziray will open by then end of 2019. Laying of rails is completed in this 25-km-long suburban line project except the 5-km-long underground-section in the middle. The deadline for electrification and signalization is 2021. If the line is opened in 2019, DMUs are expected to run temporarily.
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