The night subway application, which started in August 2019 with the instruction of President Imamoglu, reached 6 million 1 thousand passengers in 210 months. Istanbul residents say they prefer the metro to travel safely at night.
The night metro application launched by Metro Istanbul AŞ, a subsidiary of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), on August 30, 2019, attracted great attention from Istanbul residents. 24 million 6 thousand people benefited from the night metro application, which provides 1-hour uninterrupted service on weekends and public holidays. In the first 210 months of the application, the line carrying the most passengers was the Yenikapı - Hacıosman Line with 6 thousand 505 people.
SATISFIED WITH 85 PERCENT APPLICATION…
Metro Istanbul; He conducted a public survey to measure the night metro application awareness, usage habits, perception of this service and satisfaction level of Istanbulites. According to the research carried out on the 8-rail system line within the scope of the night metro application; 85 percent of passengers are satisfied with 24-hour uninterrupted transportation. 70 percent are aware of 24-hour uninterrupted transportation practice, and 79 percent of those who have never used the subway before will benefit from the practice.
SAFE TRANSPORTATION MAKING LIFE EASY
Again, according to the survey, 80 percent of passengers prefer the night metro as they feel safe at the stations and vehicles. 30 percent of those who do not feel safe, state that this is due to other passengers. A 93 percent think that 24-hour uninterrupted transportation makes their lives easier. 57 percent of the passengers use the night subway to access social and cultural activities, and 27 percent use it to switch between home and work. The line where the night metro is used the most for social and cultural activities Kadıköy - Tavsantepe.
WOMEN PREFER TO SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
69 percent of female passengers prefer the night metro for entertainment and social activities. This rate is 51 percent for male passengers. On the other hand, 32 percent of male passengers benefit from 24-hour uninterrupted transportation for home and business transportation. Üsküdar - Çekmeköy line was the most preferred line for the night metro for home and business transportation with 39 percent.
24 HOUR TRANSPORTATION AT WEEKEND AND OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS
With the night subway application, which started on August 30, 2019 in Istanbul, uninterrupted transportation is provided for 8 or 24 hours on weekends and public holidays. In this context, the flights, which start at 06:00 on Fridays, continue until 00:00 on Sundays, for a total of 66 hours without interruption, and serve Istanbul residents.