The number of wagons will be doubled in İzmir Metro: İzmir Metropolitan Municipality will double the number of wagons in İzmir Metro where it provides public transportation services with 20 stops and 17 stops and 77 wagons. In December, 10 wagons, which were first built in China, will arrive in Izmir, and then on December 17, 85 wagons to be purchased with the European Investment Bank loan will be tendered.
After the opening of Fahrettin Altay Station on July 27, the number of passengers reached 3 thousand per day in İzmir Metro, which reached 17 stops with the Evka-300 Station. Due to the increasing number of metro passengers, which have also been brought into effect by the connecting system, which was put into use in public transportation, there was a high density in the departure and arrival times at the stations. 10 wagons to be brought to Izmir at the end of November, purchased from the Chinese company, will be put into service at the end of the year after the trial runs. When the metro administration activated these wagons, it was aimed to relax in the morning and evening passenger hours.
In addition, the Metropolitan Municipality, which takes into account the project between Evka-3 and the Bornova Center and the Narlıdere metro line, whose project works are underway, 17 train sets (5 vehicles in each set - 85 light rail vehicles) and related services (training), the necessary consumables during the warranty period. will tender spare parts and workshop equipment. The international tender will take place on December 17. Approval was obtained from the High Planning Council for the wagons to be purchased with the European Investment Bank loan. Within the scope of the tender, the companies will submit their bids until 17:10.00 on December 10.00. The tender commission will open the offers from 85. The production of the wagons that will work on new lines with 2015 wagons to be purchased will start in XNUMX.