TURKEY: The Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure has approved the construction of a tram line in Erzurum. Planning has been underway since 2015, and the government has allocated TL890m for the project.
Due to be built in five years, the 15·5 km first phase would link the city’s railway station with Yeşil Yakutiye in the southwest. The second phase would extend the line northwest by 5·7 km.
The line has a design capacity of 10 026 passengers/h per direction, and the 14 stops would have 11·8 m long platforms.
- The Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure has also approved a tramway project in Erzincan.