Moscow Metro has announced the construction of another metro line, which the authority hopes will drastically reduce journey times for the residents of certain districts.
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The expansion of Moscow’s Troika card shows no sign of slowing down, as the city of Perm begins a pilot of the ticketing system.
With more than 330 new trains expected in 2021, Moscow is continuing to replace its ageing fleet with new trains, as it looks to modernise the 86 year-old network.
New trains have entered service on two of Moscow Metro’s lines, as the network installs parcel lockers at 69 of its stations.
Moscow Metro reports highest ridership since October to encourage other operators around the world that a return to busy services is possible.
New stations are coming to Moscow Central Diameters, as the city looks to better connect more of its regions. Meanwhile, the city’s Troika card system is being rolled into yet another region.
Moscow’s ticketing system has undergone a complete overhaul in the past year, with all new work set to be completed by the end of 2021.
Since autumn 2020, Moscow’s ticketing system has been spreading to other Russian regions in a bid to offer greater convenience to passengers.
The Moscow Metro has hired its first female drivers after a change of legislation opened the doors to the capital’s women.
The metro operator says that the Big Circle Line will mean quicker journey times and a reduction in pressure on the busy central stations.
Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport Maksim Liksutov told radio station Echo of Moscow that the scheme is already being tested with employees of the metro.
Deputy mayor Maksim Litsukov says Moscow Metro's high standards should be rolled out to the city's tram network in a bid to create a more integrated transport offering in the capital.
The new updated app will enable users to top-up their Troika card via their smartphone, as well as buy any additional tickets they might need remotely.