Metro Train Story of No: 518

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İzmir Metro A.Ş, one of the companies of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, has signed yet another success story. The company's 19-year-experienced team created a new vehicle for the system by recreating the unusable subway vehicle after a devoted effort. kazannagged.

Carrying out the maintenance, repair and cleaning works of the metro vehicles, the "Vehicles Department" reassembles the vehicle, which was considered as scrap, while at the same time, it has the experience of assembling a metro vehicle from scratch. kazanwas. The effort made to bring the vehicle registered in the system as the "train number 518" back to life became known as the "story of 518" among employees.

In order to examine the vehicle, which is ready to serve passengers and celebrate the success of the team, all staff gathered in the workshop building of the Izmir Metro. Congratulating everyone who contributed one by one for its success, İzmir Metro A.Ş. General Manager Sönmez Alev stated that this accumulation of knowledge will carry Izmir Metro to greater technical goals.

3 years ago, the container transported from a business outside the line with the contact of the subway car, 518 numbered train could not be used. The experienced team started by examining the damaged vehicle before work. Damage records were removed, the situation was not plausible. It would be necessary to do much more than maintenance and repair, almost zero to make a vehicle. However, İzmir Metro A.Ş. The team was mobilized with great willingness to work. First and foremost, the interior and exterior of the vehicle were completely removed. The process continued with the correction of the bodywork. Then the vehicle's interior equipment, compressor, inter-segment signal wiring harnesses, air conditioners, interior and exterior coatings, seats and painting operations were completed and the vehicle was lowered onto renewed bogies. All mechanical and electrical connections are completed here; traction motor, bellows and air conditioning connections were made. At the end of this challenging process, the vehicle was now ready for the test phase.

In the meantime, the innovation in the design of the doors and windows of the vehicle numbered 518, which is one of the first generation ABB vehicles of İzmir Metro A.Ş., whose interior and exterior structure was completely renewed, did not go unnoticed. At the end of the static and dynamic tests carried out on the line by expert teams, which were carried out meticulously in the workshop and outside of the operating hours, the vehicle was able to travel with passengers. The train, worth approximately 12 million TL (2.2 million dollars), costs 1.430.800 TL. As a result of cost and 2.877 man/hours of work, it was added to the Izmir Metro fleet as a brand new vehicle. kazanyelled.

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