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Izmir

Turkey (Asia)


Date of opening22 May 2000
Network length20.1 km (12.49 mi)
Stations17
Lines1
Stations per line17.00
Avg. station distance1,256 m (0.78 mi)
Avg. line length20.10 km (12.49 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 31 Jul 2014
System typemetro (known as Metro)
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)173,000 (2011)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)8,590 (5,340)
Fare collection
24-hour operationNo
TrackGauge: 1435 mm
Power supplyThird rail, 750 V
Air-conditioned trainsNo
Walk-through trainsNo
Rubber-tyred trainsNo
Driverless linesNo
Platform screen doorsNo
World Metro Database




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Source: cityrailtransit.com

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Archaeology



Exhibits in stations:
  • Cankaya: displays some Corinthian columns, which were found during metro construction. Some other artefacts were transferred to the Archeological Museum.




Departure Procedure and Sounds

For every stop a pre-recorded female voice announces the name of the station. The same voice also warns for the closing of the doors: "Dikkat! Kapilar kapanacak [ring]" in Turkish (which means "Attention! The doors will be closed").






Handpicked Resources

izmirmetro.com.tr Official website



Generated Links for Izmir Metro

Line history (cityrailtransit.com)
Photos (images.google.com)
Maps (images.google.com)
Wikipedia entry (wikipedia.org)
Urbanrail.net entry (urbanrail.net)
Skyscrapercity discussion (skyscrapercity.com)
City information about Izmir (wikipedia.org)






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