In May of 2004, Alsancak-Cumaovası Basmane-Menemen-Aliağa Signaling-Telecommunications and Electrification Project was completed.
- Contemporary Solution to İzmir Urban Public Transport: EGERAY İzmir
The İZBAN Department of the EGERAY Project was launched on March 6, 2011 at 15.30 at a ceremony held at the historical Alsancak Station. İZBAN, connecting Aliağa and Menderes, was put into service by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Republican People's Party Chairman Mr. Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
İzmir, the third largest city of our country, has signed a giant project with the cooperation of Ministry of Transport, TCDD and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality in order to produce modern solutions for urban mass transportation.
Within the framework of the project TCDD; by subtracting the subway line on the double line, establishing electrification, signaling and telecommunication facilities on the dual-line 79 km Aliağa-Menemen-Basmane and Alsancak-Cumaovası line; substructure deficiencies; took the line under the line; Egekent rebuilt 2 and Ulukent stations at the subway standard.