In some media, it was reported that there was a 300 percent hike in High-speed train ticket fares. TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ said, “Changes were made in subscription card fees, not raise.”
In the statement made by the General Directorate of TCDD Tasimacilik AS, the officials stated that today there are news that some newspapers' websites and news sites' have a 300 percent increase in YHT ticket prices, but YHTs' business and economy departments have not made any changes. It is stated that the discount rates of the subscription cards used have been changed.
In the statement that there are two types of subscription packages valid in YHTs: “Boarding-based subscription packages, which provide their owners with 2-2 and 60 boarding rights for 15 days between 20 stations, are 30 percent, 5 percent and 10 percent for business and 15 percent for the economy. 15 percent and 20 percent discounts started to be applied.
Our passenger who owns an economy class 30-thousand subscription card between Ankara and Eskişehir is charged as 28,1 lira while our passenger traveling with a full ticket pays 37,5 lira. ”