Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which has added 95 new wagons to its fleet for the expanding metro network, will deploy these wagons in its 2-storey underground car park, which is being built in Halkapınar. The facility, which will cost approximately 130 million liras, can park 115 wagons at the same time. Metropolitan will also finish flooding in Ozan Abay as part of this project.
On the one hand, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality was supplying 3 new wagons to be used in the Metro network for the metro system that will expand further with the Evka 95 - Bornova Center, Buca and Fahrettin Altay-Narlıdere Employment School lines, and on the other hand, new facility works for the storage and maintenance of these vehicles. continues at full speed.
What was done at the facility
The foundation of the Fahrettin Altay-Narlıdere line, which is the 4th stage of the Izmir Metro, the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, "Halkapınar Underground Storage Facility" built for 90 metro vehicles purchased to be used in the Narlıdere line to be extended and to reduce the existing flight interval to 95 seconds while increasing passenger comfort. what pays great attention. Excavation and reinforced concrete work has started in this giant “metro car park”, which is completed by the production of 21 diaphragm walls, whose length varies between 28 meters and 50 meters and with a total surface area of 670 thousand square meters. The construction of the tunnels, which will allow the trains to reach the underground warehouse under Şehitler Street from the metro line, continues.
Floods in Ozan Abay will also end
Within the scope of the project, a promotion center is also built for Kocasu Creek in order to prevent seasonal flooding in Ozan Abay Underpass located on 2844 Sokak in Mersinli Mahallesi. The rain water coming from the promotion center and Kocasu stream will be transported under the subway lines with 6000 pumps with a total flow rate of 6 lt / sec and pipes with a diameter of 110 cm and delivered to the Arab Stream. Only 10,5 million TL will be spent for these productions and after the completion of the promotion center, the floods in the Ozan Abay underpass will end at the end of the summer. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Underground Wagon Parking will cost about 130 million liras, excluding the project related to rain water.
Two-storey, 115 wagon capacity
For the maintenance and storage of the İzmir Metro fleet, which is expanding day by day, the new facility that will be built in the area extending from the Şehitler Avenue to the Osman Ünlü Junction and Halkapınar metro warehouse area with the front of Atatürk Stadium will be built and will be equipped with the capacity of the 115 wagon. A total of 15 thousand square meters of space will be built in two-storey maintenance and storage facilities to ventilate the environment and to evacuate the smoke generated by any fire jet fan and axial fans will be installed in the ventilation system. In the section where elevated lines where periodic maintenance will be made, compressed air system will be formed for car and part maintenance. There will also be an automatic train washing system that will allow the mobile washing of vehicles outside the facility. In accordance with the national fire regulations, there will be a water sprinkler system (fire extinguishing system) and a fire brigade filling system. 3 which provides the energy of the substation and trains at the underground vehicle storage facility. The rail system will also be created. In addition, fire detection-notification, camera and scada systems will be installed in the facility.