The scope, route, stops, statistics and history of Izmir suburban train (Izban):
Owner: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and TCDD
Commission date: 30 Aug 2010 (Halkapınar-Cumaovası), Jan 2011 (Aliağa-Halkapınar), Feb 2016 (Cumaovası-Tepeköy), Sep 2017 (Tepeköy-Selçuk)
- Aliağa-Cumaovası: 80 km. The existing line was electrified and signalized. The first section Izban service started.
- Cumaovası-Tepeköy: 30 km. The existing line was electrified and signalized. Izban service started.
- Tepeköy-Selçuk: 26 km. The existing line is electrified and signalized. Izban service started.
- Aliağa-Bergama: 49 km. The new line going to be constructed for Çandarlı Port will be extended to Bergama for Izban.
Cover Photo: Onur Uysal ©