Work continues rapidly to extend the Aliağa-Menderes Suburban System-İZBAN to Torbalı. In accordance with the protocol signed with TCDD, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which has taken action by completing its projects for 30 stations and 5 highway overpasses on the 7-kilometer additional line, is carrying out stage-by-stage construction tenders. Torbalı, Tepeköy; In August, the Metropolitan Municipality, which made a tender for Develi, Tekeli and Pancar stations, will hold a tender for the Menderes Gölcükler, Tekeli, Pancar and Torbalı Kuşçuburnu highway overpasses on October 5. crossings will be completed in 7 days.
7 TOP PASS 5 STATION
Within the scope of the additional line to be made to the Aliağa-Menderes Suburban system, which has become an indispensable public transportation line of Izmir residents in a short time, a total of 5 stations will be built in Develi, Tekeli, Pancar, Torbalı and Tepeköy after the Fridayovası Station. The stations were designed as 210 meters tall, with a lower ticket hall, pedestrian underpass, elevator and escalator. Currently, the tender has been held for 5 stations, a contract has been signed for Torbalı and Tepeköy, and the tender process continues for other stations.
In addition, the highway overpass in Menderes Gölcükler, Cumaovası Partial Underpass, the highway overpass in Develi, the highway overpass in Tekeli, the highway overpass in Pancar, the highway overpass in Torbalı Kuşcuburnu, the highway overpass in Torbalı and A highway overpass will be built in Tepeköy. Again in Tepeköy, a pedestrian overpass with elevators and escalators will be built to ensure safe passage of citizens across the street. With the tender to be held on 11 October, 4 more highway overpasses will be tendered, and the tender will be held as soon as possible for the remaining road crossings.
According to the protocol made by the Metropolitan Municipality with TCDD, the station works and sub-overpasses will be carried out by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, while the one-line railway from Cumaovasi to Torbali 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 extension will be done by TCDD again.
With the activation of the additional line, passengers getting off from Aliağa and the city center will have the opportunity to travel safely, fast, uninterrupted and comfortable to Torbalı. Selçuk, Bayındır, Tire and Ödemiş passengers will also be able to travel by rail from Torbalı to İzmir center and from there to Aliağa. - Liberty