Forget Disabled Passengers in Driverless Metro

Turkey's first driverless metro and carrying the distinction of being put into service a month ago Üsküdar-Ümraniye metro audible and visual warning due to lack of passengers with disabilities attracts great difficulty.

The first stage of Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe metro line, the 10.5 kilometer, Üsküdar-Ümraniye Yamanevler section was opened in December. The lack of audible and light warning in the approach to the 15 station was seen as a major deficiency.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality by the daily capacity of 65 thousand passengers stated that the Üsküdar-Yamanevler line opened to service after the citizens attracted great interest. However, the lack of audible and illuminated warning between the stations gave great difficulty to the visually impaired and the hearing impaired. Hearing impaired, reading the name of the station on the wall by trying to not miss the place to go, visually impaired passengers after stalling stops counting the place of the stop. The illiterate people are desperate. These passengers find the solution by asking other passengers to help them not to miss the stop. Passengers are waiting for this shortage to be eliminated as soon as possible.


On the first day, 33 thousand 395 passengers on December 16, 103 thousand 194 passengers on December 17, 68 thousand 641 on December 18, 87 thousand 114 people on December 4 traveled on the Üsküdar-Yamanevler line, with a total of 292 thousand 344 passengers in XNUMX days.

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