TCDD Tasimacilik plans to reduce the number of trips in Marmaray and YHT. Stating that passenger movements and demand are closely monitored, sources said that organizing the number of voyages in line with the new situation is on the agenda. Accordingly, the number of trips will be rearranged.
HabertürkAccording to the report of Olcay Aydilek from; “In Marmaray, the number of passengers carried before the coronavirus was between 450 and 460 thousand per day. With the outbreak, the number of passengers declined step by step. Citizens; The number of passengers dropped in half due to the fact that he stayed at his home, turned to the car instead of public transport or did not go out unless it was very necessary. It is stated that it may drop some more.
The number of passengers dropped in YHT. Ankara-Eskişehir, Ankara-Konya, Ankara-Eskişehir-Istanbul, Konya-Eskişehir-Istanbul high-speed rail lines run 48 times a day in the summer and 44 in the winter. Daily, 22 thousand passengers are served. The goal was to reach 30 thousand passengers at the end of this year.
However, due to the coronavirus epidemic, the number of passengers in YHTs decreased slightly. As in Marmaray, it will not be a surprise that the decline in passenger numbers continues in YHT.
REDUCING THE NUMBER OF TRIPS ON THE AGENDA
TCDD Tasimacilik closely follows the developments in passenger movements. The General Directorate took the arrangement of the number of flights in Marmaray and YHT in line with the new situation. Within the framework of new data, it is planned to decrease the number of voyages.
Sources, stating that no passenger will be victimized will be taken to respond to daily demand easily, “We are following the process right now. According to the developments, necessary arrangements will be made in the number of voyages ”.