Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality Estram and municipal police officers continue their inspections to prevent those who prefer to travel by tram in public transportation from using illegal tickets. The fine for the ticketless passengers detected during the inspections was increased from 427 TL to 1 TL as of January 2022, 581.
In the inspections carried out on 22 tram lines every day by the inspection teams of 8 people, the tickets of approximately 5000 people are checked daily. Penalties continue to be applied to both those who pass without buying a ticket and those who use personalized cards belonging to others. According to the 5326:32 clause of the Misdemeanor Law No. 1, those who travel without printing a ticket and those who use other people's cards are fined 2022 Turkish Liras according to the amount determined for the year 581. Eskarts, whose free or discounted card is determined to belong to someone else, are seized by the municipal police.
Estram officials said that all 8 tram lines were inspected during working hours, and the controls and hours were determined in line with daily planning. Indicating that over 2021 million tickets were checked in 1, the authorities stated that 10 tickets were checked in the first 38 days of January, and criminal proceedings were issued for 836 people.