Izmir Metro Breaks Passenger Record With 250 Thousand Passengers

Izmir Metro breaks passenger record with a thousand boarding passes
Izmir Metro breaks passenger record with a thousand boarding passes

İzmir Metro broke the passenger record with 250 thousand boarding passes: İzmir Metro A.Ş. General Manager Sönmez Alev stated that 8 million 250 thousand people used the subway in İzmir in October and said, "We have reached the highest number of passengers of all time in the subway."

Speaking at the "Sustainable Urban Transport" seminar held between the Mediterranean cities, according to the statement made by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Alev stated that the subway line, which came into service as 2000 kilometers in 11, reached 20 kilometers today.

The number of people using the metro has been continuously increasing with the factors such as opening of new stations, the introduction of the transfer system and the provision of İZBAN links.

“The number of passengers who have been around 2,5 million for years reached a record level today. Last October, we reached the highest number of passengers of all time on the subway, with the number of 8 million 250 thousand boardings. 350 thousand passengers are carried daily in the subway and 300 thousand passengers in İZBAN. ”

Flame, the number of passengers in the metro at the end of 2014 million 80 said they expect to reach the next two sets of new train sets will be launched in the coming days.

IZBAN General Manager Sabahattin Eriş stated that İZBAN, which came into service in 2010, has carried over 230 million passengers so far and said, "We have one of the fastest growing suburbs in the world."

Torbalı line will start voyages, 2-3 in the year of the line that they are planning to extend the extension of the Sebahattin Eris, the current signal system changes in a short period of time is expected to decrease the frequency of 5 minutes.


İZDENİZ General Manager Salih Aslan stated that they aim to increase the number of passengers from 48 thousand per day to 60 thousand in the first place and to an average of 500 thousand vehicle transports, with the new passenger ferries and ferries to be put into service in İzmir.

Leo, Mavisehir, Bayraklı and Karataş will be constructed with new piers and expeditions will be launched in areas such as Karaburun, Güzelbahçe and Foça in the outer gulf.

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