2.5 Night Metro in Istanbul Carried Thousand Passengers in Month

Istanbul night subway train a thousand passengers per month
Istanbul night subway train a thousand passengers per month

In Istanbul, more than one thousand 595 people traveled the night subway. Municipal officials said the revenues are above expectations.


30 thousand 595 people have traveled with the night metro started by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) on August 481. Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro with 245 thousand 908 passengers was the most used line for the flights, which only take place on nights that connect Saturday to Saturday and Saturday. It has 146 thousand 746 passengers with Yenikapı-Atatürk Airport metro and 118 thousand 410 passengers. Kadıköy- Tavsantepe (Pendik) subway followed.

According to the information received from IMM Press Consultancy, a total of 9 night metro flights were conducted in October. Daily 11 thousand thousand 110 and hourly average thousand 852 passengers traveled. According to 2018 data of Metro A.Ş., the same metro carries 21 thousand 580 people per hour during the day. While the lines are not as dense as the day until 02.00, some trips are made with almost empty wagons after 03.00.

IMM Press Advisory officer, 'night subway' income is much higher than expectations, he said.

About Night Metro

Considering the requirements of Istanbul, which is a metropolitan city living in 24 hours, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality evaluated the demands of Istanbul's “Night Lines on Metro Lines” and decided to provide 24 hours on weekends and public holidays.

Within the scope of the application, which will start as of August 30, within the Metro Istanbul business; M1A Yenikapı-Atatürk Airport, M1B Yenikapı-Kirazlı, M2 Yenikapı-Hacıosman (will not work between Sanayi Mahallesi-Seyrantepe), M4 Kadıköy-Tavşantepe, M5 Üsküdar-Çekmeköy and M6 Levent-Boğaziçi Ü. / Hisarüstü metro lines will be operated 24 hours on weekends and public holidays.

How will the Night Metro work?

The night subway operation is the night that connects Friday to Saturday and Saturday to Sunday, and even before the public holidays, 20 min. time interval. With this planning; On weekends, 66 hourly and 1 hourly, 42 hourly operation will be carried out with the normal operating day before night time. The business will start at the start of the calendar day of the weekend and public holidays, that is, the clock starts at 00: 00 and ends at the end of the last normal operation of the relevant days or days at 23: 59.

For example: 30 Due to August Victory Day, 24 clock business is coming in front of the weekend;
• 29 In the morning on August 06: 00, which starts at 30 in the morning, will return to night operation as of August 00: 00,
• 30 August morning 06: As of 00, the weekend tariff will be applied,
• 31 August 00: 00-06: 00 night tariff, 06: 00 to 1 September 00: 00 weekend tariff will be applied,
• 1 September 00: 00-06: 00 night tariff, 06: 00-00: 00 weekend tariff will be applied,

Thus 29 August Thursday 06: 00 to 1 September Sunday 00: 00 will provide uninterrupted 90 hourly subway transportation. Infographic design of the narrative and 1 Images of the weekend and public holidays until January 2020 are given below.

How to Manage Business on Sports Meetings and Special Event Days?

On the days that are decided to extend the time with the Sports Events, Special Events or IMM Assembly Decision, which corresponds to the 24-hour non-stop operation with the Night Metro operation, the lines included in the Night Metro operation will be switched to night operation without any change of time and frequency. . On the lines other than these 00 lines, only flight extension will be made and service will be provided until the end of extension as in previous periods. Unless there is a special case and announced; M00 Kirazlı-Olimpiyat-Başakşehir, T6 KabataşBağcılar, T3 Kadıköy-Fashion, T4 Topkapı-Masjid-i Selam and F1 Taksim-Kabataş lines will make extension flights with this principle.

How to provide security?

Within the framework of the project, the 24 line will be operated with all stations and the same number of security guards working in all lines will be employed in the night operation. The control centers of each line and the Security Monitoring Center shall operate as in normal operating conditions. Some of the entrances and exits will be closed during the night operations in order to ensure that our citizens do not have any worries and problems about security and to provide high level of control and security services. Information and guidance will be provided by the personnel at the stations. by clicking here a list of accessible entries You can see it.

How to change the maintenance activities?

As Metro Istanbul, we attach great importance to our Care Concept to ensure that our valuable passengers can travel safely and comfortably. We also attach importance to the maintenance and repair activities of our lines and vehicles in order to maintain the high punctuality and success rate of our operations. In order to maintain the same service quality and to have no negative impact on the maintenance and repair activities of the night metro facility, some changes have been made in our Maintenance Concept. For this reason, routine and planned maintenance and repair activities that will be performed at the weekend will be performed by shifting to night work during the week. Maintenance and repair activities in lines other than the night metro system will be shifted to the weekends and maintenance and repair activities will be ensured without interruption. .

Night Metro Pricing

30 Double Fare tariff will be applied for the night subway which will start in August. When 00: 30, which is the beginning of the night time schedule, is used for reading through the turnstiles, DOUBLE PASSING fee will be charged on the tariff including the related card. System 05 in the morning: 30 will return to the regular fare at the end of the night.

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