EGO General Directorate, which is responsible for the rail system and bus public transportation in Ankara, announced that there will be a hike in public transportation fees.
In the statement made by the General Directorate of EGO, the section on the subject is as follows:
“There was an increase of 2019 percent in cost elements such as diesel, natural gas, electricity, spare parts and personnel expenses in the 2021-77,60 period. The same increase rate was 2017 percent for the 2021-188,60 period.
The last ticket hike was made on 02.09.2019. While determining the aforementioned increase rate, 2017 percent was determined, which is far below the cost increases since 30, when the previous hike was made, and no increase was made in discounted and student ticket fees.
Despite all these negative developments, no increase has been made in ticket prices for two years and the cost increases have been shared among all Ankara residents. However, the increase has become inevitable at the point reached in terms of the sustainability of both public and private public transportation.”