TCDD made a gender statement on ticket purchase
The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), as is shown in buying tickets on the internet "male" and "female" button explained that the purpose of statistical analysis. In a written statement made by TCDD, it was stated that the news about the choice of place on the trains in some newspapers were examined.
'IT WILL BE LIKE TO AIRCRAFT'
In the statement that the "male" and "female" button displayed on the screen when purchasing tickets on the internet is for statistical purposes only, it is noted that every passenger who does not specify a gender can choose the desired location, there is also the application of choosing a female location for female passengers who want to travel with a lady on a single seat or next to it. It is stated that the railways are as old as the business date.
The statement also says that similar applications are also available in public transportation vehicles, renewed for purchase of tickets on the internet and the new screen face that came into action two weeks ago is for trial purposes, and that new screen faces will be similar to those of aircraft in the end of the trial period.
Source : I ekonomi.haberturk.co