İzmir's priority public transportation project was included in the investment program of Buca Metro. Mayor of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer said that they aim to start construction works next year and open Buca Metro within five years and thanked President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the approval of the investment.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which made three official requests to the Presidency for the inclusion of Buca Metro in the investment program, which will relieve the traffic of İzmir to a significant extent, received the approval it expects from Ankara. İzmir Mayor Tunç Soyer said, orum I would like to thank the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the approval of the project to be included in the investment program Tun.
Tunç Soyer made a statement about this very important development regarding Buca Metro and said, imiz Our request was only a signature, and we start to work with it. We will solve the necessary financing through international credit without demanding a single penny from the state budget. We aim to complete the financing negotiations in about six months, to participate in international tenders and start construction in 2020. In five years, we will inaugurate the subway. The people of İzmir will reach Buca with the comfort of metro and thus we will take an important step in our public transportation target which will spread to the whole city. Yap
28 December 2017 was approved by the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. The project was awaiting the approval of the Ministry of Development and the Presidency of Strategy and Budget. Since the approval of the Presidency was required for the investments to be realized with international credit, the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality could not bid for this tender before the “consent” came from Ankara.
11 station will
The 13,5 kilometer-long and 11 station will be located between Üçyol Station and Dokuz Eylül University Tınaztepe Campus and Çamlıkule. Zafertepe, Bozyaka, General Asim Gunduz, Sirinyer, Buca Municipality, Butchers, Hasanaga Garden, Dokuz Eylul University, Buca Koop and Camlikule stations, which will start from Ucyol and consist of 11 stations, will take place. The Buca line will meet at the Üçyol Station with the second phase line between F. Altay-Bornova and the İZBAN line at Şirinyer Station. The train sets on this line will serve as driverless.
To be done with deep tunnel technique
Buca Subway will be constructed by using deep tunnel technique (TBM / NATM) by using TBM machine and thus, traffic, social life and infrastructure problems that may occur during tunnel construction will be minimized. In the project, Maintenance Workshop and Warehouse Building, which is designed to have a total closed area of 80 thousand m2, will also be constructed. In this two-storey building, the lower floor will be used as overnight stay and the upper floor will be used as vehicle maintenance and repair floor. On the upper floor there will also be administrative offices and personnel areas.