Extension of Izmir’s suburban service Izban to Torbali opened today.
As announced by Izban, service on this new line starts at 05:25 and lasts till 23:55. The frequency of service is 27 minutes. There are 76 departures in total on this line.
|Izban: Suburban trains of Izmir|
The new stations opened for suburban service are Develi, Tekeli, Pancar, Kuşcuburun, Torbali and Tepekoy. With this 30-km-long new line between Cumaovasi-Torbali, total length of Izban network will increase from 80 km to 110 km.
With a monthly ridership of 8 mn, Izban is the busiest suburban line in Turkey. With opening of Torbali line, this volume is expected to reach to 9 mn.
Cover Photo: Onur Uysal
Urban Transport by Rail in Izmir