The function of contactless payments will support the turnstiles at the Moscow Central diameters, passengers can pay fares with Bank cards and smartphones, reported on the official website of the Moscow mayor.
“To pay the fare on the Moscow Central diameters (WDC) will be using a Bank card or smartphone. The turnstiles, on platforms equipped with terminals for contactless payment”, — is spoken in the message.
The website notes that passengers will be able to pay by card, which supports PayPass and PayWave, and also with the help of smartphones feature Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. To pay the fare, Muscovites and guests of the capital will need to attach a Bank card or gadget to the terminal at the turnstile.
“Go through the turnstile using your Bank card or smartphone is now possible in metro, and the Moscow Central ring (CIP). This is a quick and convenient way to pay fares: passengers do not need to record travel on the ticket. With a variety of payment methods we reduce the number of defaulters and increase the demand for urban transport”, — said the Deputy mayor of Moscow, head of the Department of transportation and development of road transport infrastructure Maxim Liksutov.
In addition, the IDC can pay off the card “Troika”, which operates in the metro, ICC, land transport, trains and Shuttle trains. In addition, sells bracelets, charms, rings and stickers with the “Troika” (the souvenir is a special chip).
Common methods of fare payment will allow citizens to change from IDC to other kinds of public transport without buying an additional ticket.
“The first two diameters, WDC-1 Odintsovo — Lobnya and WDC-2 Nahabino — Podolsk, is scheduled to open for passengers in late 2019 — early 2020. Just working on the routes to five diameters. The work of the IDC will be the same as the subway — from 05:30 until 01:00. Intervals of trains shall not exceed five to six minutes during peak hours”, — added in the material.
Moscow Central diameters connects the disparate directions of the Moscow railway. Also appear easy transfers to the subway and CIP. Thanks to the new overground passengers will be able to cross the capital in 40 minutes.
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