Eskişehir Estram Metropolitan Municipality and city police are continuing their inspections to prevent those who prefer to travel by tram on public transport from using illegal tickets. The fine for ticketless passengers detected during inspections was increased from 427 TL to 1 TL in January 2022 581.
During checks carried out daily on 22 tram lines by control teams of 8 people, the tickets of around 5,000 people are checked daily. Penalties continue to apply to both those who pass without purchasing a ticket and those who use personalized cards owned by others. According to Clause 5326: 32 of the Misdemeanor Law No. 1, those who travel without printing a ticket and those who use the cards of other people are fined 2,022 Turkish Lira according to the amount determined for the year. 581. Eskarts, whose free or reduced card is deemed to belong to someone else, are seized by the municipal police.
Estram officials said all 8 tram lines were inspected during working hours, and checks and times were determined in accordance with daily planning. Indicating that more than 2,021 million banknotes were checked in 1, authorities said that 10 banknotes were checked in the first 38 days of January and that criminal charges were initiated against 836 people.