The Bursa tram network (sometimes stylized as Burtram) forms part of the public transport system in the city Bursa, Marmara Region, Turkey. The tram network is operated by Burulaş, which also operates Bursa's metro system called Bursaray. Bursa's tramway is made up of two lines: a metre gauge heritage tramline called T3 that opened first in 2011, and a standard gauge modern tramline called T1 that opened in 2013.

Bursa tramway network
Overview
Transit typeTram/Heritage tram
Number of lines2 (T1 & T3)
Number of stationsT1: 14
T3: 9
WebsiteBurtram
Operation
Began operationT1: 13 October 2013 (2013-10-13)
T3: 28 May 2011 (2011-05-28)
Operator(s)Burulaş
Technical
System length9.0 km (5.6 mi) (total)
T1: 6.5 km (4.0 mi)
T3: 2.5 km (1.6 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (T1)
1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) (T3)

Tram routesEdit

The modern tramline, T1, operates in a loop from Stadium to Gazcilar and back.[1] The heritage tramline, T3, runs from Çinarönü to Zafer Plaza.[1]

T1 Line characteristicsEdit

  • Opened: 13 October 2013[1]
  • Total length: 6.5 kilometers (4.0 mi)[1]
  • Number of stops: 14[1]
  • Rail gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge)
  • Operating hours: 7:00 am to 11:00 pm[1]
  • Frequency: 8–15 minutes[1]
  • Fare: 1 TL[1]
  • Rolling stock: Durmaray Silkworm tram[2]

T3 Line characteristicsEdit

  • Opened: 28 May 2011[1]
  • Total length: 2.5 kilometers (1.6 mi)[1]
  • Number of stops: 9[1]
  • Rail gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) (metre gauge)
  • Operating hours: 7:00 am to 11:00 pm[1]
  • Fare: 1 TL[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Tramvay - Tramvay Hatlari" [Tramway - Tram Lines] (in Turkish). Burulaş. Retrieved 2014-06-21.
  2. ^ "UrbanRail.Net > Asia > Turkey > Bursa Metro". www.urbanrail.net. Retrieved 2019-04-19.

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