Izmir Metropolitan Municipality to the city kazanThe foundation of the Buca Metro, which will continue to be built, will be laid on Monday, February 14, with a ceremony attended by CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer said, “I invite all Izmir residents to witness this historical day. This pride belongs to all of Izmir”.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality adds another ring to its rail system investments. The foundation of the Buca Metro, the largest rail system investment in the history of the city, to be built by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with its own resources, will be laid on Monday, February 14, with a ceremony attended by the President of the Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. Stating that they are proud to start the construction of the 13,5-kilometer metro line that will bring the Izmir Metro to Buca and make the city traffic breathe, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer said, “It is one of the biggest investments in Europe that will enlighten the future of Izmir in this chaotic environment of Turkey. we will lay the foundation of one of them with the participation of our president. As we promised, we weave Izmir with iron nets. I invite all my fellow countrymen to the groundbreaking ceremony of Buca to witness this historical day. This pride belongs to all of Izmir”.
Zeynep Bastik has a concert
The groundbreaking ceremony of the Buca Metro will be held at the Şirinyer ESHOT Garage (Cemil Şeboy Caddesi) located behind Şirinyer Pazaryeri at 17.00. After the ceremony, the artist Zeynep Bastık will give a concert. In the area where Çamlıkule Station will be located, the excavation of the Buca Metro will begin. During the ceremony, excavation images will be simultaneously projected onto the screen during the ceremony.
Buca's traffic problem is solved
When Buca Metro is put into service, transportation between Buca and Üçyol will become easier. University students' access to Dokuz Eylul University Tınaztepe Campus will be relieved. Buca Metro will also breathe life into Izmir traffic.
12 billion lira giant investment
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality signed an external financing agreement of 250 million Euros for the Üçyol-Buca Metro line with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in July and the French Development Agency (AFD) in November. An authorization agreement was signed with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for 125 million Euros and with the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) for 115 million Euros. Thus, an international investment of 490 million Euros was brought to the city. kazanyelled.
Gülermak Ağır Sanayi İnşaat ve Taahhüt A.Ş. was awarded in the tender, in which many companies and consortiums competed for the construction of Buca Metro. It undertook the construction of tunnels and stations by bidding 3 billion 921 million 498 thousand TL. In fact, Buca Metro, which is planned to cost 765 million Euros together with the trains to run, will be the biggest investment in the history of the city in the field of rail systems, with a cost of approximately 12 billion liras.
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 passed through a deep tunnel using the TBM machine, will be 13,5 kilometers and will consist of 11 stations. 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 Fahrettin Altay-Bornova at Üçyol Station and with the İZBAN line at Şirinyer Station. Train sets on this line will serve without drivers. Within the scope of the project, there will be a maintenance workshop and a warehouse building in a closed area of 80 square meters. Buca Metro is expected to be completed in four years.