945 - Haliç tramvayı - İBBUrban Transport

Golden Horn tram (T5)


  • Jan 30, 2006
    Tender for preparing the application project and tender documents of tram line along Golden Horn.
  • Sep 2, 2014
    Tender for preliminary analysis of 12-km-long tram line. Deadline 240 days. One offer came from Mescioglu Muhendislik.
  • Oct 2014
    Mescioglu is awarded for the preliminary analysis.
  • May 2015
    Project is unveiled. 18 stations, 30 min travel time, 25k hourly capacity, 30 months long construction.
  • Nov 2015
    Environmental impact analysis started.
  • Jun 29, 2016
    Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality opens tender for the construction and cars. Deadline 780 days. 8 offers received. Best belongs to Acilim-Akcadag-KMB consortium (€ 140 mn)
  • Oct 31, 2016
    The second best offer, Dogus, is awarded for the project (€ 153 mn)
  • Mar 20, 2017
    Construction works started.
  • Jan 19, 2018
    Durmazlar is awarded for the tram sets of Halic tram. Durmazlar will produce 30 sets.
  • May 2018
    Opening time is announced as Jan 2019.
  • Jul 2018
    Municipality had the authorization for borrowing € 61 mn.
  • Sep 2018
    Last status taken by flying camera : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMpuzwH_0Bc
  • Oct 2018
    Municipality presents the completion rates as 90% for Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey metro, 46% for Dudullu-Bostanci metro, 33% for Halic tram, %33 for Atakoy-Ikitelli metro and 4% for Goztepe-Umraniye metro.
  • Oct 2018
    Laying of rail of Halic (Eminonu-Alibeykoy) tram is announced to be completed by the end of this year. Test runs to start in first quarter of 2019.
  • Mar 7, 2019
    First set of Halic Tram put on rail. Test runs will start on 8th of March.
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