Luxembourg is preparing to be the first country in the world to make public transport free. As of March 1, all trains, trams and buses in the country will be free. However, trains going abroad and all first class tickets will continue to be paid.
Emphasizing that the aim of this plan, which has been prepared since 2018, is to abandon personal tools. Sözcü"Nobody will need to buy tickets anymore, they will only need to show a valid ID at check-in," said Dany Frank.
The coalition government led by Xavier Bettel aims to relieve traffic and reduce carbon emissions with this practice, which will cost 41m euros annually.
Luxembourg, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, one of the smallest countries in Europe, has one of the busiest traffic on the continent.
Although its population is 110 thousand, 400 thousand people come to the city every day to work. Despite the fact that the country, which has a face measurement of around 2 square kilometers, has a total population of 500 thousand, 600 thousand people travel to Luxembourg every day to work from neighboring countries such as France, Belgium and Germany.