Izban Torbali Line Opens Today

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

Related Articles:
Urban Transport by Rail in Izmir


Leave Your Question/Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s