Tender of cable car in Kartepe held

KARTEPE(Kocaeli), (DHA) – Cable Car Project in KARTEPE will be implemented. Two companies tendered for the cable car line of 4,960 meter between Kartepe Hikmetiye and Picnic Area of Derbent Kuzu Tableland.

The tender of Kartepe Municipality for the cable car project hosted two companies. The tender of the Cable Car Project was held in the meeting room of the municipality. Two companies tendered for the cable car line of 4,960 meter between Kartepe Hikmetiye and Picnic Area of Derbent Kuzu Tableland. Halatlı Taşımacılık, the operating company of Bursa Cable Car Line, and Valter Elevator, the operating company of Afyon Karahisar cable car line placed bids in the tender chaired by the Deputy Mayor, Mehmet Filiz. As part of the project expected to cost 71 million Turkish lira, the highest bid was given by Valter Elevator. The company undertook to give a share of 17.2 percent from the whole operating revenue other than the annual lease.

The other participant of the tender, Halatlı Taşımacılık proposed to give a share of 10.51 percent from the whole revenue of the facility, as well as the annual lease amount of 350,000 Turkish lira. As stated above, Valter Elevator offered to grant a share of 17.2 percent from the whole operating revenue other than the annual lease of 350,000 Turkish lira.

A 50-YEAR DREAM IS COMING TRUE

Kartepe Mayor Hüseyin Üzülmez said: “The dream of our Kartepe citizens is coming true. We held the tender of Kartepe Cable Car Project dreamt by everyone, including the former administrators. Finally, tender of our 50-year dream was made. I thank the participating companies. The implementation process will start as soon as possible after the approval phase of the tender was completed technically and bureaucratically. Feeling the happiness of making a dream true, I wish all of our citizens, Kartepe and our city good luck with this project.”

The line of 4.960 meters between Hikmetiye and Picnic Area of Derbent Kuzu Tableland, the first stage of the cable car line for which all permits were obtained from the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs will be operated by the awarded company for 29 years. The cable car line subjected to Build-Operate-Transfer model will be two-way and have three ropes. Two cabins, each of which has a 90-people capacity will be used.

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