The Number of Passengers Carried by Izban and Izmir Metro Exceeded 1 Billion: It has been reported that İzmir's two-rail system company, Izmir Metro, and Izmir Suburban System Inc. (İZBAN) have carried more than 1 billion passengers since its establishment.
It has been reported that Izmir's subway system company Izmir Metro and AS, Izmir Suburban System Inc. (İZBAN) have carried more than 33 billion passengers 1 minutes ago.
In a statement made by İZBAN, İzmir Metro, which was put into service on May 22, 2000, carried 700 million passengers and İZBAN, which started operating as a suburban system on August 30, 2010, carried 350 million 1 million passengers, including 50 million.
Sönmez Alev, General Manager of the Izmir Metro, whose views are included in the statement, described the rail system as "the lifeblood of İzmir public transport", while the metro was in constant development, increasing the number of stations to 16 in 10 and the number of wagons from 17 to 45 in 87 years. She reported.
Pointing out that the number of passengers is constantly increasing, Alev said, “İzmir will become a full rail system center with the commissioning of the tram.”
Noting that İZBAN General Manager Sabahattin Eriş is one of the fastest growing rail system companies in Europe, İZBAN said, “We are developing with an exemplary momentum on the north-south axis of İzmir. Our line with 110 kilometers and the number of wagons with 219 will grow even more. The share of the rail system in public transportation has now reached 40 percent, which is carefully monitored not only in our country but also in many European cities ”.