This year, on October 6, the 99th anniversary of the Liberation of Istanbul will be celebrated. Many events will be held in the megacity on the occasion of Istanbul's liberation day from enemy occupation. Citizens, on the other hand, wonder whether public transportation vehicles such as metro, metrobus, bus, IETT, Marmaray are free in Istanbul on this special day. At this point, the answer to the question "Is public transportation free today?" is sought. So, is the Liberation of Istanbul on October 6, metro, metrobus, bus, IETT, Marmaray free or free?
Since Istanbul is the day of liberation from enemy occupation, public transport is free on October 6 every year. As expected this year, public transport will be free on Thursday, October 6th.
In the statement made by IETT, "On October 6, Istanbul's Liberation, public transportation vehicles included in Istanbulkart integration will serve free of charge." statements were included.
Accordingly, transportation will be free for IETT, metro, funiculars, trams, city line ferries and private sea engines integrated into public transportation, which are included in the Istanbulkart integration.
The 99th anniversary of the Liberation of Istanbul will be celebrated with various events in Istanbul. However, there is no official holiday decision regarding the Liberation of Istanbul on October 6th.
Therefore, on October 6, public institutions and organizations will continue to serve in their normal working order. Education will continue in schools. Cargo companies and PTT will provide service, and pharmacies will be open during normal working hours.