In Istanbul, more than one thousand 595 people traveled the night subway. Municipal officials said the revenues are above expectations.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) 30 launched in August with the night subway 595 thousand 481 people traveled to date. 245 thousand 908 passengers and Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro were the most used lines during the flights that only connect the Saturdays and Saturdays. It was followed by Yenikapı-Atatürk Airport metro with 146 thousand 746 passengers and Kadıköy-Tavşantepe (Pendik) metro with 118 thousand 410 passengers.
According to the information received from IMM Press Consultancy, a total of 9 night metro flights were conducted in October. Daily 11 thousand thousand 110 and hourly average thousand 852 passengers traveled. According to 2018 data of Metro A.Ş., the same metro carries 21 thousand 580 people per hour during the day. While the lines are not as dense as the day until 02.00, some trips are made with almost empty wagons after 03.00.
IMM Press Advisory officer, 'night subway' income is much higher than expectations, he said.
About Night Metro
Considering the requirements of Istanbul, which is a metropolitan city living in 24 hours, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality evaluated the demands of Istanbul's “Night Lines on Metro Lines” and decided to provide 24 hours on weekends and public holidays.
Within the scope of the application, which will start as of August, 30 is located in Metro Istanbul; M1A Yenikapı-Atatürk Airport, M1B Yenikapı-Kirazlı, M2 Yenikapı-Hacıosman (will not work between Sanayi Mahallesi-Seyrantepe), M4 Kadıköy-Tavşantepe, M5 Üsküdar-Çekmeköy and M6 on Levent-Boğaziçi Ü / Hisarüstü metro holidays 24 hours operation will be done.
How will the Night Metro work?
The night subway operation is the night that connects Friday to Saturday and Saturday to Sunday, and even before the public holidays, 20 min. time interval. With this planning; On weekends, 66 hourly and 1 hourly, 42 hourly operation will be carried out with the normal operating day before night time. The business will start at the start of the calendar day of the weekend and public holidays, that is, the clock starts at 00: 00 and ends at the end of the last normal operation of the relevant days or days at 23: 59.
For example: 30 Due to August Victory Day, 24 clock business is coming in front of the weekend;
• 29 In the morning on August 06: 00, which starts at 30 in the morning, will return to night operation as of August 00: 00,
• 30 August morning 06: As of 00, the weekend tariff will be applied,
• 31 August 00: 00-06: 00 night tariff, 06: 00 to 1 September 00: 00 weekend tariff will be applied,
• 1 September 00: 00-06: 00 night tariff, 06: 00-00: 00 weekend tariff will be applied,
Thus 29 August Thursday 06: 00 to 1 September Sunday 00: 00 will provide uninterrupted 90 hourly subway transportation. Infographic design of the narrative and 1 Images of the weekend and public holidays until January 2020 are given below.
How to Manage Business on Sports Meetings and Special Event Days?
With the Night Metro operation, 24 hours will be switched to night operation as of 00: 00 without any change in the hours and frequency of flights on the lines included in the Night Metro operation on the days when the decision to extend the flights is taken by Sport Events, Special Events or IMM Assembly Decision. . For the lines outside this 6 line, only the extension of the voyage shall be made and service shall be provided until the end of extension as in the previous periods. Unless there is a special case and announced; M3 Kirazlı-Olympic-Basaksehir, T1 Kabatas-Bagcilar, T3 Kadikoy-Moda, T4 Topkapi-Mascid-i Selam and F1 Taksim-Kabatas lines will make extension flights with this principle.
How to provide security?
Within the framework of the project, the 24 line will be operated with all stations and the same number of security guards working in all lines will be employed in the night operation. The control centers of each line and the Security Monitoring Center shall operate as in normal operating conditions. Some of the entrances and exits will be closed during the night operations in order to ensure that our citizens do not have any worries and problems about security and to provide high level of control and security services. Information and guidance will be provided by the personnel at the stations. by clicking here a list of accessible entries You can see it.
How to change the maintenance activities?
As Metro Istanbul, we attach great importance to our Care Concept to ensure that our valuable passengers can travel safely and comfortably. We also attach importance to the maintenance and repair activities of our lines and vehicles in order to maintain the high punctuality and success rate of our operations. In order to maintain the same service quality and to have no negative impact on the maintenance and repair activities of the night metro facility, some changes have been made in our Maintenance Concept. For this reason, routine and planned maintenance and repair activities that will be performed at the weekend will be performed by shifting to night work during the week. Maintenance and repair activities in lines other than the night metro system will be shifted to the weekends and maintenance and repair activities will be ensured without interruption. .
Night Metro Pricing
30 Double Fare tariff will be applied for the night subway which will start in August. When 00: 30, which is the beginning of the night time schedule, is used for reading through the turnstiles, DOUBLE PASSING fee will be charged on the tariff including the related card. System 05 in the morning: 30 will return to the regular fare at the end of the night.