Safety Tests at Balçova Cable Car Facilities Completed: The safety tests at the Balçova Cable Car Facilities, which were re-established by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, were successfully completed and the necessary approval was obtained from the international independent certification body. Renewing the recreation area on the hill "from scratch", the Metropolitan will start the voyages after the international certification document is received.
The countdown has begun for a new era at the Balçova Teleferik Facilities, which is an important resting and entertainment area of the city, with the view of the Gulf - Dam Lake and its magnificent nature. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which completed the final operations one by one after a difficult period, also received the necessary approval for the operation of the cable car system from the international independent certification organization after long term safety tests.
Following the arrival of the international certification document, the facilities are planned to be put into service next month with a renewed, modern and safer state. It was designed in accordance with EU standards and returned to Izmir. kazan1200 passengers per hour can be transported with the cabins in “rainbow” colors of the facility. The journey time to be made with 20 8-person cabins, each designed in a color of the rainbow, takes 2 minutes and 42 seconds. The facility cost 12 million TL.
Bird's eye view of Izmir
The Metropolitan Municipality completed the projects on the operation of the promenade area at the Balçova Teleferic Facilities, which the İzmirites had been eagerly awaiting.
The entrance terrace was created in the entrance area after coming down from the cabins for the visitors to see the unique gulf view of Izmir. The binoculars will be placed in this area and the view will be seen more clearly. The observation house on the terrace with views of the bay in the eastern part of the facility was created. On the west terrace overlooking the dam lake, a snack bar (sandwich, toast, sweet, bakery products, hot and cold drinks) was sold. İzmir two people who want to watch the sunset in the pine trees, especially in the terrace section of the two-storey coffee house, will also be able to reach hot and cold drinks with snack foods. In the Park Café, which is created next to the children's playground, there will be more ice cream, cotton candy and boiled corn. The minis will also be able to refresh their energies at the 'vitamin bar' to be established here. The grill varieties will be served at the Grand Cafe and the fastfood and cold-hot drinks will be sold at Budak Cafe. The 'Et Evi' established at the summit of the facility will provide a controlled barbecue service. The facility, which is established in this region, will be served to the people of İzmir with tiled benches and bricks. Citizens will cook their own meat varieties and delicatessen products from the meat house, which are burned for themselves. In addition, the citizens of the outside of the cable car to meet the needs of the market established in the facility will serve.
How was the difficult process exceeded?
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, established in 1974 Balçova Teleferik Facilities for many years as a result of the use of the thought of wearing the Chamber of Mechanical Engineers Izmir Branch has made a technical examination, and the report prepared at the end of this report, the use of the plant was 'objectionable' and stated that the need to be improved.
Evaluating the report in question, the Metropolitan Municipality of Izmir closed the facilities in 2008 in order to carry out improvement works related to the carrier rope, pulley tools, carrier gondola and terminal poles by working on the project and technical specifications related to the mechanical parts. The facility, which was planned to be allocated to the 5-6 pension and planned to perform improvement activities within this period, was taken to wait for some time upon receiving information on the implementation of the new regulation in EU norms.
The European Union and the Council of the European Union and the Ministry of Industry and Trade ”Cable Carriage Designed for Human Transportation Regulations Kablolu in the implementation of the mandatory implementation of the mandatory action on the introduction of the bidding process was initiated. However, the short-term construction and project tender was canceled because the contractor firm could not complete the necessary documents for signing the contract. Then performed 2. the tender was canceled by the Public Procurement Authority.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, 07.06.2012 on 3. started the tender process. 14. In March, 2013 signed the contract and officially initiated the project design and construction process. In Balçova Teleferik Facilities, construction works were completed and approval was obtained from the international independent certification organization for the operation of the ropeway system. After completion of the certification process, the plant is scheduled to be commissioned next month.