It was reported that the news in the press about the 50% hike in suburban wages in Istanbul did not reflect the truth.
Republic of Turkey from the Railways (TCDD) a written statement, 5216 required by law, urban public transport fees Transportation Coordination Center (UKOME) and as determined by TCDD is legally obliged to comply with the decision UKOME said.
In the frame of this decision; Akbil and subscription fees, which were used by 75 percent of passengers and kept constant for a year, increased 11 percent from Akbil and 1,75 lira to 1,95 lira. It was stated that it was increased from 65 lira to 70 lira.
In the statement, which emphasized that the single coin used in other urban transportation modes in Istanbul is used by only 25 percent of TCDD passengers, the single coin fee was increased from 2 lira to 3 lira with the UKOME decision in order to encourage Akbil and subscriber tickets.
Source : yenisafak.com.t is