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Izmir rail: two sister organizations of Izmir izban the rail share in public transport with Metro, the number compared to the population size and length of the trip took place according to the criteria on the average of Turkey. In Izmir, a total of 1.7 million passengers are transported daily by public transport, while this number is approximately 650 bin.


Thus, the share of the system in public transport found 38. 149 kilometers line length, Turkey's largest train fleet and having lived in Istanbul in 16 percent of the population over 10 million, while this figure remained below the 54 percent xnumx'n-kilometer line in Ankara.


İzmir Metro and İZBAN were in front of the two cities in the ratio of the number of passengers carried to the population. 4 million 650 thousand travels every day, in other words, the 15 of the population at least 10 to use the equivalent of the rail system entered the statistics. While this figure did not reach 6 in Istanbul, Ankara remained at XNUMX level.


IZBAN, with the introduction of the Torbalı line 110 kilometer, Izmir Metro reached the 20 kilometer, while the rail system length 130 kilometers found. With the completion of Selçuk and Bergama lines, this figure will be 207 kilometers. Izmir, so the longest line is expected to leave behind Istanbul.


İZBAN carried its first passenger at 30 August 2010. 5.5 has reached 90 million per year. Rail transport started in 2000 with the 45 wagon of İzmir Metro. The system 16 has expanded its fleet over the years, it has been upgraded to 87. With the addition of the İZBAN fleet, the number of rail vehicles in İzmir was increased to 306. 95 will be the new 38 vehicle of the tram and 439 will be the fleet 22. While the Konak and Karşıyaka tramway constructions to be operated by İzmir Metro are underway, the two lines that will find the total XNUMX mileage are expected to significantly reduce the traffic load.


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