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  • Contemporary Solution to İzmir Urban Public Transport: EGERAY İzmir

The İZBAN Department of the EGERAY Project was launched on March 6, 2011 at 15.30 at a ceremony held at the historical Alsancak Station. İZBAN, connecting Aliağa and Menderes, was put into service by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Republican People's Party Chairman Mr. Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.

İzmir, the third largest city of our country, has signed a giant project with the cooperation of Ministry of Transport, TCDD and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality in order to produce modern solutions for urban mass transportation.

Within the framework of the project TCDD; by subtracting the subway line on the double line, establishing electrification, signaling and telecommunication facilities on the dual-line 79 km Aliağa-Menemen-Basmane and Alsancak-Cumaovası line; substructure deficiencies; took the line under the line; Egekent rebuilt 2 and Ulukent stations at the subway standard.

TCDD, nearly 5 closed this segment to passenger and freight transportation throughout the year.

Izmir Metropolitan Municipality also built two tunnels, 5.2 stations, 25 station reconstruction, 25 highway and overpass and maintenance and repair centers.

To be responsible for the operation of the suburban system, TCDD and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality established İZBAN A.Ş.

For the project, 99 series vehicle consisting of 33 wagons was purchased from abroad.

Turkey, which is linked to the airport's longest commuter system İZBAN; Starting from Aliağa from the north, Menemen, Çiğli, Karşıyaka, Alsancak, Şirinyer, Gaziemir, Adnan Menderes Airport and the total 31 station to Cumaovası 550 station will serve a thousand passengers a day.

Metro system and Alsancak-Aliağa 60 minutes, Alsancak-Cumaovası 26 minutes, including the total 86 minutes.

As it is known, the basis of the project is at 3 Mart 2006 Karşıyakawas thrown.

The expansion of the project to other cultural and tourism centers was also on the agenda.

Historical Process of the Ederay System

27.07.1999 signed a Protocol on Joint Working with Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.

In May of 2004, Alsancak-Cumaovası Basmane-Menemen-Aliağa Signaling-Telecommunications and Electrification Project was completed.

11.10.2004 has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable the co-operation project.

In 2004, the Municipality has started the construction of the overpasses and finished in 2010.

26.03.2005 signed the için Izmir Commuter Management Protocol B in order to clarify the obligations of the parties.

The protocol in question:

  • MUNICIPALITY and TCDD to establish a joint-stock company that will enable the suburban operation to be jointly executed,
  • The company will be established by the parties, Aliağa-Alsancak and Alsancak-Cumaovası lines for the 49 year to perform sub-city operations, includes the main headings,
  • Equity of joint stock companies and participation of the Company in terms of TCDD are the main headings of the parties.

  • On the 06.06.2005, İzmir Suburban Management Protocol was approved by YPK.

    26 .02. The North Line was closed to traffic at 2006 and construction works started.

    3 .03. The groundbreaking ceremony of the Aliağa-Menderes Rail System Project at 2006 was attended by the Minister of Transportation Binali Yıldırım and CHP Chairman Deniz Baykal. Karşıyaka made at the train station

    24 .07. The South line was closed to traffic at 2006 and construction work started.

    10.01. In 2007, İZBAN A.Ş was founded with TCDD and IMM's% 50 partnership.

    6 .11. 2007 A loan was provided from Vakıfbank for the purchase of suburban sets of the Izban part of the Egeray system, which was carried out in cooperation with TCDD and Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. The loan agreement was signed on November 6, 2007 by Minister of Transport Binali Yıldırım and Vakıfbank General Manager Bilal Karaman.

    8.07. 2008 33 set (3'li) contract for the contract was signed.

    The South line of 17.03.2009 was opened and opened to traffic.

    21.08.2009 Within the scope of the protocol signed between TCDD and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality; After the construction of the Basmane-Menemen-Aliaga-Alsancak-Cumaovası line in the subway standard, signalization, electrification and telecommunication facilities were built.

    In addition, the 25.000 V is the total 63 km for the protection of public and property safety due to high voltage. two-sided protection wall and was made. 66 level crossing between Aliağa and Cumaovası was closed to vehicle traffic under the project. 276 m road and 10.000 new scissors were installed for the replacement of existing scissors 42 and additional road and warehouse facilities under the project.

    The southern part of 15.03.2010, Alsancak-Cumaovası, was again electrified.

      1. 2010 The test drives of the suburban sets provided under the project were launched in Ankara by Transport Minister Binali Yıldırım.

    20 .05.2010 79 191 300 XNUMX X. The railway has been renovated and maintained with modern rail special machines. In order to connect the north-south line to each other, the expropriation was carried out between Halkapınar-Kemer stations by XNUMX m. construction of double-track construction.

    Şirinyer and Karşıyaka Following the completion of the tunnels, the areas belonging to TCDD on the tunnel were turned into social living spaces by the IMM.

    01.07. Test drives started in 2010 Alsancak-Cumaovasi section.

    30.07.2010 Transport Minister Binali Yildirim participated in test drives on 30 July 2010.

    30.08. 2010 In Alsancak-Cumaovası section, the “front passenger-voyages started with the participation of the Minister of Transport.

    24.09.2010 İzmir Commuter Transportation System Protocol was signed.

    Within the scope of 24.09.2010 Izmir Suburban System Development Project, the Front Protocol was signed for extension of the suburban system from Cumaovası to Tepeköy.

    The northern part of 18.10.2010, Alsancak-Aliağa, was again electrified.

    29.10. The flights between 2010 Halkapınar and Aliağa were started with the participation of TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman and IBB President.

    05.12.2010 journey expeditions were extended to Cumaovasi-Cigli.

    The first time in the summer of 2006

    Aliağa-Menderes railway line, the subway standard of the project, electricity and signalization part is being finished

    It was reported that the electrification and signaling part of the project, which will enable the construction of the Aliağa-Menderes railway line to the subway standard, has reached the stage of completion. TCDD which undertook the electrification and signaling part of the project
    Izmir 3. Sabahattin Eriş, Managing Director of Operations, stated that a Spanish company had electrified its signaling and the Japanese made the signaling.
    Eriş stated that the energy transmission lines laid for 3 months will be tested with a high voltage of 25 thousand volts starting from September, and that control will be ensured in this way. Eris, who wants to stay away from the lines during the test work, ”The infrastructure and superstructure section of the line is under our guidance. A double line was laid on the 80 km railway. Apart from the small works, we have completed our part. For the project, we have invested about 170 million dollars with the General Directorate of Railways Ports and Airports Construction (DLH). ”

    Accessing the completion of the Izmir Signal and Traffic Operation Center, which is equipped with computer technology to manage the express and freight trains that will pass through the line as well as electric trains to be operated on a double line, has given the following information:
    ”Our staff to be assigned in the building equipped with the necessary computer technology will even direct the line change, electrification and signalization of the trains to work. Structures and devices to remote control suburban trains with computers were also put in place. Trains can be shipped and managed from the center. Train accidents will become history with the introduction of the system. In the event of an accident, trains can be stopped by remote control. ”

    340 for million dollars
    İsmail Hakkı Acar, Deputy Secretary General of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, stated that the municipality has undertaken the project, which covers the construction, upgrading the existing railway to metro standards and purchasing wagons. $ 340 million foreign credit will be used. The Treasury approved for $ 340 million of the foreign loan. "

    According to the project, 80 km of the 4.7 km Aliağa-Menderes line will be underground. In fact, 99 wagons will be purchased for operation. İsmail Hakkı Acar, the Deputy Secretary General of the Metropolitan Municipality, said, “We are planning to complete the investments belonging to us within 3 years and put the metro into operation. When the project is completed, even 550 thousand passengers per day will be transported by metro. ”


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