Ankarakart Period in Ankara Begins on January 1: Distribution of discounted Ankarakart started to be used by students and teachers in Başkent
Distribution of discounted Ankarakart, which will be used by students and teachers in Başkent, started in Kızılay Metro Station and Metropolitan City Hall. It is also possible to apply for the cards, which will be available for students until December 31st without paying the banderole fee, and which will start selling at Beşevler and Dikimevi Metro Stations after the Eid al-Adha. Citizens with disabilities can have smart cards that teachers can have by paying the banderol fee at no cost. Students and teachers who use discounted tickets will be able to apply with student documents or a written document stating that they are teachers in Ankara Metropolitan Municipality and Metro distribution center. Discounted cards will be used as passo until January 1, which will be used as a ticket thanks to magnetic readers.
Usage will begin on January 1
Making a written statement about the new application, EGO General Manager Necmettin Tahiroğlu stated that as of January 1, Ankarakart will be used in all EGO buses, Metro and Ankaray. Stating that only 31 TL card fee will be charged from students until 2013 December 5, Tahiroğlu said, “Our students should hurry to get their discounted cards in the next 2 months. If they stay after December 31, they will have to pay the banderol fee. Teachers will pay the banderol fee over last year's price. ”
Three colored cards
Stating that three types of cards will be in use as of January 1, Tahiroğlu gave the following information: “Students and other discounts will use a red card. Blue will be for full, orange free uses. With the new year, it will be used in all EGO buses, Metro and Ankaray, and then it will be used in private public transportation vehicles.
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