2,5 Million Citizens Prefer to Travel by Train

million citizens chose to travel by train
million citizens chose to travel by train

Minister of Transport and Infrastructure M.Cahit Turhan stated that 3,7 million passengers received service from airports during Eid al-Adha, 4,1 million passengers preferred by bus and 2,5 million citizens preferred to travel by train.

Turhan, said in a statement, during the holiday of Eid al-Adha, air, land, railroad citizens to carry out intensive work in order to reach their loved ones, he said.

The number of passengers served at the airports during the holidays, domestic lines 1 million 474 thousand 536, 2 million 234 thousand international lines transferring Turhan, 627 million 3 thousand 709 passengers in total service at the airports, he said.

Turhan said that the air traffic of the airports was realized as 10 thousand 113 in domestic lines and 13 thousand 544 in international lines, thus providing services to 23 thousand 657 in total and 7 thousand 280 overpass in the same period.

Turhan emphasized that the number of passengers receiving service from Istanbul Airport is 248 thousand 613 in domestic flights, 799 thousand 664 in international flights, and a total of 1 million 48 thousand 277, “Air traffic was realized as 614 on domestic lines and 5 thousand 64 on international flights. A total of 6 thousand 678 aircraft were served from Istanbul Airport. ” said.

Density in tourism oriented airports

Turhan stated that the passenger traffic of the airports for tourism during the Eid al-Adha holiday has reached 474 thousand 108 in domestic flights and 1 million 103 thousand 92 in international flights, and the aircraft traffic of airports for tourism during the holiday is 3 thousand 389 in domestic and 6 thousand 164 in international flights. .

Indicating that the number of passengers served at the airports for tourism has reached 893 thousand 170 in Antalya Airport, Turhan added a total of 110 thousand 319 at Muğla Dalaman Airport, including 152 thousand 631 international passengers, and a total of 67 thousand at Muğla Milas Bodrum Airport. He reported that a total of 926 thousand 127 passengers, including 553 domestic passengers, received service.

Minister Turhan stated that a total of 8 passenger traffic, including 925 thousand 15 domestic and 332 international flights, was realized at Alanya Gazipaşa Airport.

“4,1 million passengers have been transported by buses”

Turhan said that the bus companies engaged in intercity passenger transportation during the Bayram holiday carried 270 thousand 670 passengers and carried a total of 4 million 163 thousand 934 passengers.

“The average daily number of trips reached 18 with an increase of 22 percent compared to the number of pre-feast flights. The number of passengers carried and the occupancy rates increased by approximately 555 percent per trip. With the circular issued by our Ministry, a total of 18 million passengers were transported by making 2 trips with B2 and D270 certified buses that are allowed in bus transportation. ”

Turhan stated that 515 thousand 532 passengers from Istanbul, 268 thousand 330 passengers from Ankara take the bus to travel elsewhere, 366 thousand 246 passengers arrive in Istanbul and 245 thousand 734 passengers arrive in Ankara.

Pointing out the proportion of the passengers carried by the city population, Turhan stated that 8 percent of Karabük and Yalova left the city by bus.

Turhan, the bus companies engaged in passenger transport since the beginning of the year, a total of 2 million 982 thousand 683 voyages, and this time, a total of 50 million 804 thousand 3 passengers transported said.

“3 million passengers were transported on the railway with 864 flights”

Turhan, who explained that TCDD Tasimacilik AS provided additional expeditions and wagons to high-speed trains and conventional trains to meet the increasing passenger demand during the Feast of Sacrifice on Railways, and various types of wagons not only in YHTs but also in conventional and regional trains. said it was added.

Turhan said that TCDD Tasimacilik AS has 292 trips with YHTs, 150 trips with conventional trains, 46 trips with regional trains, Marmaray and Baskentray, 2 thousand 376 trips, Turhan 105 thousand on main trains, 320 thousand on regional trains, 170 thousand on YHTs. He noted that 2,5 million passengers were transported, including Marmaray and Başkentray.

Minister Turhan said, “According to last year's Eid al-Adha, the average number of passengers carried per day increased by 19 percent in main trains, 48 ​​percent in the regional and 35 percent in YHT.” he spoke.

Minister Turhan, thus, a total of 3 thousand 864 passenger train journey, 2,5 million citizens traveled by railways, he said.

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