The first tram of the new Kayseri tram line has been delivered

The first tram of the new Kayseri tram line has been delivered

The Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç, attended the first delivery ceremony of the tram of the Anafartalar-Şehir Hospital-Mobilyakent tram line in the presence of Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure in Ankara .

Before the ceremony, the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality of Kayseri, Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç, met for a while with the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu. Sohbet Il.

Ankara Province at Sincan OIZ Bozankaya Factory, Kayseri Tramway Project Production Facility, in addition to President Büyükkılıç, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, AK Party Vice Chairman, Local Government Chairman Mehmet Özhaseki, Group Vice Chairman of the AK Mustafa Elitaş party, Energy and Natural Resources from previous periods. The Minister, Deputy of Kayseri Taner Yıldız, Deputy of AK Party Kayseri İsmail Tamer, İsmail Emrah Karayel, Provincial Chairman of AK Party Kayseri Şaban Çopuroğlu, Director General of Infrastructure Investments (AYGM) Yalçın Eyigün and Bozankaya board chairman Aytunç Günay and senior officials were present.

In his speech at the ceremony, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said: “We are witnessing another important day in our investments in the railway system, which we have developed locally and nationally in Kayseri, especially in recent years. years. I am very excited and happy to address you at the delivery ceremony of the first tram vehicle of our Kayseri Anafartalar-Şehir Hospital-Mobilyakent tram line.

Expressing that one of the lines under construction is the Kayseri Anafartalar-City Hospital-Mobilyakent tram line, Minister Karaismailoğlu said:

“The length of our line in question is 6.7 kilometers, the number of stations is 11. In our project, where we laid the first rail weld on December 16, 2021 and are approaching the completion phase, we completed our infill, concrete fabrication, rail fabrication, electrical and fiber optic cable processes Signaling, landscaping and station operations continue apace in our project, where we have progressed 95% overall With the commissioning of this line, which will be integrated with the existing tram lines in Kayseri, we are increasing the length of our city’s railway system from 35 kilometers to 42 kilometers, and we are also increasing the number of stations from 55 to 66. We are increasing the number of our rail vehicles from 69 to 74.”


Karaismailoğlu, giving information about much faster, more comfortable and safer trams, said: “We will reach Kayseri City Hospital, Intercity Bus Station, Nuh Naci Yazgan University and Furniture House in a much faster, more comfortable and safer. While we are working hard to bring our project into operation, we are also producing the vehicles that will operate and serve our tram line locally in Ankara. We will deliver the first vehicle that will work in Kayseri and then we will produce 5 of them here. The length of our trams will be 32.7 meters, the width will be 2.65 meters, the passenger capacity will be 288, and the speed will be 70 kilometers per hour.


Emphasizing that they prioritize conformity to city needs and technical and social harmony in new tram vehicles, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We have prioritized conformity to city needs. city ​​and its technical and social harmony in the design of our 5 tram vehicles which We produce specifically for this line. We have used new technologies in the manufacture of our trams. We have used engine and movement accents that will allow the use of environmentally friendly energy. We have paid maximum attention to ergonomic, comfortable and disability-friendly designs. We have installed super comfortable seats at 3 levels. We have used Erciyes patterns in the upholstery of the seats. We have made bike racks, scooter racks and load units on our trams. We have used equipment that requires easy maintenance. We are going to put our trams, which we are going to start testing. , in service on our line as soon as possible.

Minister Karaismailoğlu said that they take great care to use domestic production and engineering opportunities in all projects, and said, “We hope to see each other again soon in Kayseri and meet all of us together at the opening of our streetcar line,” he said.

Speaking at the delivery ceremony of the first tram vehicle of the Kayseri Anafartalar-Terminal-Şehir Hospital-Mobilyakent tram line, AK Party Vice Chairman and Chairman of Local Government Mehmet Özhaseki said that Kayseri is a city that will compete with Europe and said: can be done, our president will do it. It makes us happy to see that our deputies and mayors have achieved a lot by joining their arms in their will. Fortunately, at the point where we are today, we can examine it and say why they have it and we have nothing left,” he said.

Bozankaya Özhaseki thanked his company and said, “Healthy hands. Congratulations, thank you. The whole scene we saw here made us proud, God bless you all.

Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç pointed out that they are working with the aim of moving the shining star of Anatolia, Kayseri, to better points in the field of transport, as in all fields , and said that the line of the railway system is working, which are of great importance for Kayseri, continue without interruption. Büyükkılıç, who is closely following the works in Kayseri, said that citizens will enjoy safe and comfortable transportation to important points in the city through the expansion and development of the railway network.

Mayor Büyükkılıç wished the first tram delivery ceremony of the Anafartalar-Şehir Hospital-Mobilyakent tram line to be beneficial and said, “To our Kayseri. kazanWe would like to thank those who contributed to our project, especially our President, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure and the Deputy Chairman of the AK Party.

After the speeches, a souvenir photo was taken to commemorate the day, and the cover of the first tram vehicle of the Anafartalar-Şehir Hospital-Mobilyakent tram line was unveiled by Minister Karaismailoğlu, President Büyükkılıç and Özhaseki.

Minister Karaismailoğlu, upon delivery of the first tram vehicle, said: “Our tram, which is suitable for Kayseri, is in your presence, it is the first one, we will produce 4 more. Hopefully we will start our line before the end of this year. We will continue to serve Kayseri with my dear mayor and the ministers who accompany this program. Kayseri deserves the best of everything and we will continue to work hard to do the best. Good luck,” he said.

President Büyükkılıç got into the new vehicle with Minister Karaismailoğlu and the accompanying protocol and posed for the lenses on the seat of the vehicle, without neglecting the examination.


In addition, the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, who has made important contacts in the capital, Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç attended the evaluation meeting held at the AK party headquarters under the chairmanship of Efkan Ala , the head of external relations, as part of his Ankara Contacts.

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