At the end of the dizzying legal traffic in Izmir Metropolitan Municipality's ropeway facilities renewal tender, the balçova cable car project will finally begin. The tender, which was held in February 2012 and won by STM Sistem Teleferik with the lowest bid of 10 million 225 thousand TL, was canceled after the evaluation of the objections by the PPA. While the municipality made a new tender, the STM firm, which won the tender, filed a lawsuit against the decision of the PPL. Ankara 14th Administrative Court suspended the execution of the JCC decision. Upon this, the JCC sent a letter to the Municipality to make a contract with the STM company. However, he also objected to the decision. Ankara Regional Administrative Court overturned the stay of execution decision. This time, the JCC sent a letter to the Municipality to cancel the tender. STM, on the other hand, took the expert report prepared by the Chamber of Mechanical Engineers to the court. The Ankara 14th Administrative Court annulled the decision of the PPA for the cancellation of the tender, taking into account the information in this report.
The Public Procurement Authority abided by the decision of the Ankara 14th Administrative Court and canceled the decision regarding the cancellation of the cable car tender. Official notification was made to the municipality and company. However, the JCC also appealed to the Council of State. After the official notification, the Metropolitan Municipality requested the STM firm, which won the tender and the second best company, to update the offer since it was 1 year. Updated. The contract will be signed at the end of February, and the renewal of the cable car facilities will start in Balçova at the latest in March. Balçova Teleferik facilities, which were closed in 2007, on the rotten report prepared by the Chamber of Mechanical Engineers, will be renewed in line with EU standards. The facility will consist of 8 or 12-person cabins. It will have a carrying capacity of 1200 people per hour. Cabins between the upper and lower stations will travel 900 meters.