“Izmir residents loved the train journey”
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, stated that with the introduction of EGERAY (İZBAN), Izmirians love the train journey and said, “The number of passengers carried by EGERAY has approached 50 million. We will reduce the transportation difficulties of the city even more by launching new railway lines in Izmir. ” Minister Yıldırım said that the proposals received for the Izmir-Ankara High Speed Train Line project are in the evaluation phase.
Lightning, as a maritime city of Izmir was pointed out that a railroad town, reminded that first met in Izmir, Turkey's railways. Izmir, Turkey's 151 years of railway history's most brilliant, emphasizing that takes place in the most privileged page Yildirim, Turkey's most modern and longest urban rail transport system said that with this feature protects If you have chosen. Yıldırım stated that he was working on the İzmir Aliağa-Menderes line, which caused traffic problems in Izmir with EGERAY, and that he was connected by rail from the north to the south of Izmir, “Our fellow citizens from Izmir loved EGERAY on 30 August 2010. "The number of passengers carried by EGERAY has reached 1.5 million in 50 years."
Source: New Asir