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Eskişehir

The construction works of the first LRT line in Eskişehir started in March 2002. The project is financed by the European Investment Bank and has been awarded on a turnkey basis contract to Bombardier and Yapi Merkezi. The overall contract is valued at 140m euro. The first units started to run in 2004.

The project includes two lines for a total of 14,5 km crossing at Çarsi, in the city center:

  • Line 1 will run from Anadolu University to the Otogar, 9,8km
  • Line 2 will run from Osmangazi University to Opera, 5,3km.

Rolling stocks includes 18 LRV.

Eskişehir tramway, Photo Jack May

A Flexity Outlook tram on route 1 circles the long loop at the Otogar. 27 April 2011, Photo Jack May.

Eskişehir tramway, Photo Jack May

A view of an inbound route 1 tram from the pedestrian overpass at the Devlet Hastanesi stop. 27 April 2011, Photo Jack May

Eskişehir tramway, Photo Jack May

The single-track section of route 2 near the Marmure station. 27 April 2011, Photo Jack May

Eskişehir tramway, Photo Jack May

An inbound route 1 car from the Otogar is shown at its junction withe route 2 directly south of the city center. Statuary of this type is scattered throughout the city. 27 April 2011, Photo Jack May

 


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