Mayor Kocaoglu, İZBAN to be used more efficiently the frequency of the voyage should go to 4-6 minutes, TCDD asked for support. Speaking at the signing ceremony of the purchase of the 40 electric train set to be used in the Izmir Suburban System, Mayor Kocaoglu was speaking at the signing ceremony.
Turkey's largest urban rail mass transit system izban of 40 electric train set purchase agreement was signed at a ceremony. The signing ceremony was attended by Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım, Environment and Urban Planning Minister Erdoğan Bayraktar, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu, İzmir Deputy Governor Haluk Tunçsu, TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman, South Korea Ankara Ambassador Sangkyu Lee and Hyundai Rotem CEO Min- Alongside Ho Lee, lawmakers and many senior bureaucrats attended.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu, speaking at the signing ceremony of the procurement protocol of new train sets that will provide services within the framework of İZBAN's transportation network expansion, will also provide more comfortable and faster transportation. “We have gone through very painful, very ordeal. Maybe one day we write them in our memories..
Noting that the project has developed very soon, Kocaoğlu said that the average number of passengers per day was over 150 thousand, and that last week 160 moved over a thousand passengers for the first time.
340 will cost $ 1 million
Hyundai Rotem, CAF and CSR Zhuzhou companies submitted bids for the 10 EMU suburban train set tender held by İZBAN on October 2011, 40, and as a result of the evaluation made by the tender commission, Hyundai Rotem gave the lowest bid of 179 million 998 thousand 812 USD (approximately 340 million TL) firm was entitled to build the new trains of İZBAN. Following the signing of the contract, the trains will be in Izmir as 20 sets in the 3th month, 7 in the following 17 months and 7 sets in the next 20 months. With the arrival of the train sets in Izmir, the number of train sets of İZBAN will increase to 73. In the 40 sets of EMU suburban train units, 45 million USD (approximately 85 million TL) domestic sub-industry materials will be used. According to the tender specifications, 340 percent of the cost of spare parts and equipment is included in the price of approximately 5 million TL.
Characteristics of trains:
Hyundai Roten train set consists of 70 wagons of 3 meters each and can carry 750 passengers. The sets are designed to operate at 2300 horsepower and a maximum speed of 140 km / h. The safety of the trains on the line is ensured by systems such as ATS (automatic train stop system) and TOTMAN, which are produced as a result of advanced technology and long R&D studies. With the ATS system, the speed of the trains on the line can be limited by a certain speed limit.
With the TOTMAN system, the train can be stopped automatically in 5 seconds in case of a negative situation. Passenger comfort is given priority in the trains, 6 air conditioning system with high heating-cooling capacity will be equipped. Inside the train, there will be passenger information screens and announcement systems. Passenger safety will be at the forefront of trains.
Izmir Tram and IZBAN Map