First Step for Karabağlar Subway; İzmir Metropolitan Municipality will include Karabağlar in the rail transportation network. Project and construction tenders for Halkapınar-Karabağlar metro line started.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality is taking new steps to develop 179 kilometer rail system line. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Suburban and Rail System Investments Department, tender for the project of Halkapınar-Karabağlar metro line. The tender took place and the tenders were received. If there is no objection within the legal period, the contract is planned to be signed with the winning company at December 2019.
Construction is expected to start in two years
Final project will be completed by 2020. Subsequently, “approval” applications will be made first to the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and then to the Presidency of Strategy and Budget. This period is expected to take about two years. Construction tender and construction processes will start with the inclusion of the project in the investment program. An underground 28 kilometer line will be built underground. If there is no delay in the approval process, construction of the Halkapınar-Karabağlar metro line is expected to start in two years.
“We will learn Izmir with iron nets”
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunc Soyer, Izmir Main Transportation Master Plan in the metro line, Halkapinar-Konak-Bozyaka-Eskiizmir Street-Gaziemir-New Fairground-Adnan Menderes Airport route will be built, he said. Soyer emphasized that approximately 16 thousand meters of drilling will be done before the construction. Için Since the line is in the city, we will carry out the works as much as possible underground in order to affect the social life as little as possible. The number and locations of the stations are not yet clear. All will be determined during the project phase, in the light of statistical data and through surveys conducted with our citizens. In addition to the ongoing Buca subway projects in progress, Narlıdere also included the Karabağlar metro line in our agenda. With all these projects, we will have left behind a very important step towards knitting İzmir with iron nets ağ.