TCDD also made a new decision regarding high speed train journeys. Passenger transport with a capacity of 50 percent with the cross-seating arrangement was terminated. On high-speed trains, tickets will be available 15 days before the day of travel.
According to the news of Olcay Aydilek from Habertürk, As part of the fight against the epidemic, ticket sales were made 5 days in advance. The number of high-speed train voyages has also been announced. TCDD sources announced that there will be a total of 20 flights on weekdays and 12 flights on weekends.
TCDD Tasimacilik will increase the number of high speed train services, if there is a demand. Before the epidemic, around 40-45 flights were made.
Next is the main line and regional trains, which were suspended in March 2020. Sources said that some studies have been carried out on this subject as well, the opinions of the Ministry of Health Scientific Committee and the new steps to be taken within the scope of normalization will determine the process related to mainline and regional train transportation.
Sources also reminded that since May 28, 2020, passengers have been transported at 50 percent capacity due to pendemic conditions, and said, “Passengers started to be transported with 100 percent capacity. Ticket sales were made 5 days in advance. The tickets were put on sale 15 days before the day of travel, ”he said. There is no change in ticket prices.