The final stage of the tender process initiated by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for the Buca Metro, which will create great relief in urban public transportation, will be completed on August 12. In the second stage of the tender for the construction of the 13,5 km line, 13 companies that were invited to submit their financial offers. At the end of the evaluation, the most economically advantageous offer will be determined and the construction work will begin immediately after the contract to be signed with the contractor.
The final stage of the tender processes has been reached for the Buca Metro, which will serve between Üçyol Station - Dokuz Eylül University Tınaztepe Campus - Çamlıkule, which is the 5th stage of the İzmir Light Rail System. The first phase of the international tender for the construction of the project, for which a loan contract was signed with the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), was held on May 28, 2021. In the tender where 14 firms submitted technical offers, 13 firms were found to be eligible at the end of the commission evaluation and were invited to submit their financial offers. As a result of the evaluation of the financial offers according to the tender procedure, the most economically advantageous offer will be determined and a contract will be signed with the contractor and the construction works will begin immediately.
Invitations have been sent to the following companies for the final phase to be held on August 12:
- Bayburt Group & Azercon OJSC Joint Venture
- CCM Buca Joint Venture (CHINA State Construction, Cengiz İnşaat, MESA Mesken Joint Stock Company)
- China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and Kolin Construction Joint Venture
- Dentas-Gurbag Joint Venture
- Doğuş Construction
- EEB-CRFG-CREGC-MAKYOL Consortium
- Gülermak Construction
- Dere – NORINCO Partnership
- Dillingham Construction – Özaltın Construction Partnership
- Mosinzhproekt – ENKA Business Partnership
- SMU Ingeokom – Metgun Business Partnership
- Yapı Merkezi – Nurol Joint Venture
- Power Construction Corporation Of China – Özgün İnşaat Joint Venture.
It will provide driverless service.
The line, which forms the 5th stage of the İzmir Light Rail System, will serve between Üçyol Station - Dokuz Eylül University Tınaztepe Campus - Çamlıkule. The length of the line, which will be constructed with the deep tunnel technique (TBM/NATM) using the TBM machine, is 13.5 km. and 11 station areas were determined. Starting with Üçyol, the line will include Zafertepe, Bozyaka, General Asım Gündüz, Şirinyer, Buca Municipality, Kasaplar, Hasanağa Garden, Dokuz Eylül University, Buca Koop and Çamlıkule stations respectively. The Buca line will be integrated with the 2nd stage line running between F.Altay-Bornova at Üçyol Station and with the İZBAN line at Şirinyer Station. Train sets on this line will serve without drivers.