Turkey: Izmir Metro Phase 5: Ucyol - Buca Line (AIIB-000376)

  • Turkey
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  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
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Izmir Metropolitan Municipality - Turkey
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  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 147.46 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 125 million
Converted using 2021-08-13 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 766.77 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 650 million
Converted using 2021-08-13 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AIIB website

Updated in EWS Sep 2, 2021

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Project Description

According to the Bank's website, the project provides funding to Izmir municipality to finance the tendering, construction, and operation of a new metro line between the central districts of Konak and Karabaglar and the south-eastern district of Buca. The Project includes underground and civil engineering works (stations, tunnels), electro-mechanical works (signaling, telecommunications, energy supply, elevators and escalators, environmental control systems), and auxiliary facilities. T

Investment Description

The Project will be funded with external debt up to EUR490 million to be provided by AIIB (up to EUR125 million), EBRD (EUR125 million), AFD (EUR125 million), and other lenders (up to EUR115 million).

Contact Information



Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Francisco Fortuny

Senior Investment Operations Specialist


Gabriel Alfredo Giacobone

Infrastructure Sector Economist



Izmir Buyuksehir Belediyesi

Selin Sayin Kapanci

Finance Manager


Mustafa Kapci

Rail System Department Manager



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