İZBAN not only to go to the court: Other than İZBAN, last year's public transportation chaos, which suffered damage between companies such as Izdeniz and Izmir Metro AS, as well as Izmir Metropolitan Municipality company has filed a lawsuit against ESHOT
It was revealed that İZBAN was not the only institution that sued ESHOT for 15 million lira of public damage caused by the chaos in public transportation in June last year. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality companies Izdeniz and Izmir Metro AŞ have filed another lawsuit against ESHOT for compensation of losses just like İZBAN. he wanted it to be. Now, it has been revealed that Izdeniz and Izmir Metro AS, which have suffered losses like İZBAN due to free boardings in June 3, have applied to ESHOT to “meet our losses”, but these correspondences between municipal companies have not yielded any results.
The General Directorate of ESHOT addressed the judiciary for the collection of receivables in the letter it sent in response to the municipal companies. When this is the case, the dispute over the debt between the sister organizations was brought to the court. İzdeniz, which carries passengers in the inner gulf within the body of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, and İzmir Metro AŞ, which carries tens of thousands of passengers every day by rail system, filed a lawsuit against ESHOT, the operator of the electronic fare collection system. The companies asked ESHOT to be compensated through the court for damages caused by free rides. It has been stated that the loss of İzdeniz is approximately 800 thousand liras, and the loss of İzmir Metro AŞ is around 3 million liras, although no official statement has been made. The court will put an end to the "damage compensation" dispute between municipal companies. The courts dealing with the case will also decide by looking at the data in the electronic fee collection system. Kartek firm awarded the electronic smart card tender held in Izmir in January 2015. kazanWhen Kentkart, which has been providing this service for 16 years, was out of order, the new period started painfully in June, and chaos ensued. On June 1, the validators either did not read the electronic cards of İzmir residents who wanted to take the bus, metro, ferry and İZBAN, or they did not allow the passage because "the balance is insufficient". In the chaos environment experienced, between 1-10 June, a public loss of 15 million lira was incurred due to free boarding of public transportation vehicles, and Egeli Sabah first announced to the public that a lawsuit was filed against ESHOT by the İZBAN management.