Concrete steps are being taken for the extension of the Aliağa-Menderes Commuter System, which is realized in cooperation with İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and TCDD, up to Torbalı. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality signed a protocol with TCDD and completed projects for the 30 station and 5 highway overpass over an additional line of approximately 7 kilometers. With the 5 station, the 7 unit will be awarded as a total 30 package for the construction of 8 highway overpass, a pedestrian overpass, XNUMX km line fiber optic cables and communication with stations for weak current operations.
After completion of the tenders and delivery of the place, the station and highway overpasses will be completed in 16 months
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Within the scope of the additional line to be made to the Aliaga-Menderes Suburban system-İZBAN, which has become an indispensable public transportation line of the people of İzmir in a short period of time, a total of 5 stations will be constructed, including the Develi, Tekeli, Pancar, Torbalı and Tepeköy stations. Menderes Gölcükler'de highway umst pass, Cumaovası Partial underpass, Develi highway overpass, Tekeli highway overpass, Pancar highway overpass, Torbalı Kuşcuburnu highway overpass, Torbalı highway overpass and Tepeköy highway overpass will be built. In order to ensure safe passage of citizens across Tepeköy, pedestrian overpass with elevator and escalator will be constructed.
According to the protocol made by Metropolitan Municipality with TCDD, station constructions and highway overpasses will be made by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality. The current one-line railway from Cumaovasi to Torbalı will be removed even by TCDD. The construction of the protection walls of the line, signaling and electrification systems in line with the line of Aliağa-Cumaovası Torbalı Tepeköy'a will be extended by TCDD again.
With the addition of the extra line, passengers arriving from Aliağa and the city center will have the opportunity of safe, fast, uninterrupted and comfortable travel to Torbalı. The passengers of Selçuk, Bayındır, Tire and Ödemiş will be able to travel by rail from Torbalı to İzmir center and from there to Aliağa.
With the introduction of the line, the distance between Torbalı Tepeköy and Cumaovası to 30 km is expected to be traveled in 25-26 minutes.
Source : the site www.hurriyet.com.tr