IETT 100 Metrobus vehicle to buy electric bus


IETT 100 Metrobus vehicle to buy electric bus

The IETT’s 7.7 billion lira 2022 billion budget and performance and investment programs were approved by the IMM Assembly. IETT Director General Alper Bilgili said they would add 160 new vehicles to the 100 buses included in the Metrobus line, and said: “We will start to offer a more comfortable journey with the eco-friendly electric buses. environment that we will buy for the first time. in Istanbul’s history. We will also increase the quality of service of private public buses and Judean trees.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) assembly discussed the 2022 lira 7.7 billion budget for the IETT branch, one of its subsidiaries, and performance and investment programs . IETT Director General Alper Bilgili made a presentation to the board members at the meeting held at the Yenikapı Kadir Topbaş Exhibition and Art Center and spoke about services and investments. The budget and the investment program submitted to the vote were unanimously approved by the members of the board.


Stressing that the average age of the bus fleet is 11 on the BRT line and 10 on the other buses, Alper Bilgili said that production of 160 new BRT vehicles continues and they will be put into service in 2022. Emphasizing that they will continue to rejuvenate the metrobus fleet by purchasing new vehicles next year, Bilgili said;

“In this context, we will have renewed around half of our fleet by purchasing 100 additional metrobuses. In addition, we aim to provide our passengers with a more comfortable and environmentally friendly transportation opportunity with the electric buses that we will be purchasing for the first time. In 2022, with the new vehicles that will join our fleet, we will reduce the age of our fleet from 11 to 9 in the metrobus line and from 10 to 9 in the bus fleet.


Noting that the number of daily breakdowns of IETT, private public buses and UAÅž vehicles in 2018 and 2019 was 500, Bilgili said that with the measures they have taken, they have reduced the breakdowns to 2 during over the past 400 years.

Bilgili said: “When we looked at the number of malfunctions per kilometer, while the number of malfunctions was 2018 for 2019 thousand kilometers in 10 and 5, we reduced that number to 2 in the last 4 years. In 2022, we aim to reduce the total number of faults per day below 400 ”.


Alper Bilgili, recently voiced by some circles; He continued his words as follows;

“All the tenders for vehicle maintenance took place under the open tendering procedure and the requirements of the public procurement institution. At least 30 bidders received documents through the EKAP system, and at least 3-5 companies submitted bids for each tender. The maintenance of our vehicles is carried out by 5 different companies which submitted the lowest bids in these calls for tenders. In keeping with the principle of transparency, we are live streaming our latest BRT vehicle purchase tender, and we will continue to live streaming all of our future high tenders.


The 2019 budget of the IETT general management, which was taken over in 140 with a total debt of 2,022 million euros, was set at 7 billion 700 million lire. IMM has provided 1.8 billion lira to IETT this year so that increased purchases of goods and services and fuel costs in public transport do not pass on to citizens. In 2022, this support is expected to increase to 2.2 billion lire.


According to IETT 2022 Budget and investment program; In order to keep the number of bus breakdowns decreasing, comprehensive technical inspections applied to IETT vehicles have started to be applied to Istanbul Transportation AÅž and private public buses. These buses will be equipped with telemetry, USB charging, wireless internet and similar equipment to those of the Ä°ETT. Thus, in 2022, the quality of technical inspection and maintenance of all vehicles with pneumatic wheels will be increased and the number of malfunctions will be further reduced. With 15 new garages to be built, private public buses and Istanbul Transportation AÅž vehicles will be parked in IETT garages next year. Thus, safety, cleaning, dead kilometers and maintenance processes will be managed more efficiently.


After completing the process of changing the color of private public buses and Istanbul Transportation AÅž vehicles to yellow, IETT has a total of 6,000,286 buses in its fleet and 60 electric vehicles serving the islands. There are 800 or even 50,000 trips a day. IETT, which will cover a total of 450 million kilometers by the end of this year, will carry 900 million passengers. Next year, the total number of kilometers is expected to increase to 475 million and the number of passengers to 1.2 billion 250 million. On the Metrobus line, a total of 225 million kilometers will be built this year, and 206 million passengers will be carried by the end of the year. By 2022, the total number of kilometers to be traveled is expected to reach 235 million and the number of passengers will reach 290 million.

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