TCDD 4 200 million passengers per year was reached: Turkey State Railways (TCDD) and Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which is a joint project İZBAN, 4 200 million passengers was reached in years.
İZBAN, which serves the 80 km line between Aliağa and Menderes and carries its first passenger on August 30, 2010, was Elif Özçiçek (200), a student of Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Education, Department of Education. When Özçiçek came to the turnstile, he could not pass because there was no money in the city card. Özçiçek, who came to the turnstiles by loading money from his box office, sirens rang when he read his card. Elif Özçiçek, who was amazed, was said to have 21 million passengers.
Stating that she is from Tekirdağ, Elif Özçiçek said, “I am a student. I had a great surprise. I always use İZBAN and Metro in a place like İzmir. 1 year free pass kazanI am happy that I am,” he said.
IZBAN General Manager Sabahattin Eris wished Özkan success and said they were happy to reach the 200 millionth passenger.
İZBAN Deputy General Manager Sönmez Alev stated that they have reached a number of passengers, which, in a sense, exceeds the population of Turkey, since they started their services on August 30, 2010. Noting that İZBAN has increased both the number of passengers and its hinterland with the new sets to be purchased, Alev stated that the flights between Aliağa and Menderes will extend to Torbalı in a short time. Alev said, “We will reach the 500 millionth passenger in a very short time. Our 200 millionth passenger was Elif Özçiçek. There was no money on his Kentkart, he went to the turnstiles for the second time after filling it at the box office. I congratulate him. 1 year free travel from us kazanwas,” he said.