Railways and Light Rail Systems
Project No 0314
Project Title Kayseri Light Rail System
Client Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality
Start - Finish 2003 - 2010
Alone or Joint-Venture Alone
Detailed Description
Light Rail System Construction Supervision Services

17.5 km, Double Lane Light Rail System
Passenger Carrying Capacity : At One Direction 13,000 passenger/hr (2020)
Railway Cars : 22 + 30 each (% 100 Low Floor)
Headway Interval : 4 minute
Headway Duration : 42 minute
Travel Speed in City : 35 km/hr
Travel Speed at Other Routes : 70 km/hr
Start Point : Main Depot and Maintenance Facilities at West Side Of the City
End Point : East Terminal at East Side Of the City
Stations : 28 each
Station Length : 65 m
Distance Between Stations : 400 - 800 m
Stations with Left or Right Platform : 18 each (2 m width)
Stations with Middle Platform: 10 each (3 m width)
Catanery System : 750 VDC
Transformer Rectifier Station : 9 each, 31.5 KV/0.580 kV
Transformer Capacity : 2x1,800 kVA
Rectifier Capacity : 2 x 1,500 KW
Signalisation and Communication Systems
SCADA System
Fare Collection System
2 each Junction Crossing with Underpass

Main Depot and Maintenance Facilities (70,000 sqm)
Heavy and Daily Maintenance Workshops and Car Washing Facility (5,700 sqm)
Parking Area: 24 + 26 Railway Car
Depot Lines : 3,200 m
Administration Building (2,600 sqm)

East Terminal
Parking Area for 18 Railway Car
Office Building

Railway Cars
Type : Bidirectional Driving, Multi Articulated, %100 Low Floor Railway Car
Track Span : 1,435 mm
Body Structure : High Resistive Steel
Opeating Voltage : 750 VDC
Energy Receiving Type : Pantograph
Driver : Inverter
Power : 460 - 465 kW
Maximum Speed : 80 km/h
Maximum Acceleration : 1,1 m/s2
Maximum Deceleration : 1,2 m/s2 (Service Brake)
Maximum Deceleration: 2,8 m/s2 (Emergency Brake)
Minimum Turning Radius : 25 m
Empty Weight (AW0) : 43,068 Kg
Car Length : 32 m (Couplers Inside)
Seat Capacity : 68 Seat + 2 Handicapped Seat, 203 Passenger (6 pass/sqm)
Total Passenger Capacity (AW3) : 276 Passenger
Height from Track Top Elevation : 350 mm
Platform Height : 280 mm
Catanery Height : 3.85 m - 5.80 m
Driving Capability at Maximum Slope : % 6
Services Provided By ESER
Tender Evaluation
Construction Supervision
Construction Specifications
Construction Management
Commissioning
Start-up Inspections
Project Management
Contract Management
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