Work on an initial line between the station and Ondokuz Mayıs University began in November 2008, opening on October 10, 2010 (16 km, 21 stops). A 14 km extension from Gar southeast to Tekkeköy stadium opened as far as Balıkçı (5 km, 5 stops) on August 26, 2016, and through to Tekkeköy (9 stops) on October 10, 2016, where there is a second depot. On July 5, 2019 a northern extension to Yutlar opened (6 km, 7 stops).

Address
Samsun Büyükşehir Belediyesi
Pazar Mah Necipbey Cad 35 İlkadım
Samsun
Turkey
Phone
+90 362 431 6090
Fax
+90 362 431 2232
Email
info@samsun.bel.tr
Website
www.samsun.bel.tr
Gauge:
1435 mm
Length:
36 km
Electrification
36 km - 750 V DC
Rolling stock
29 LRV/tram cars