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Moscow | Insight  | 15.10.21

Moscow Metro Launched Face Pay System at All Stations


The Face Pay service for paying for travel using face recognition has been launched on October 15 on all lines and stations of the Moscow metro, according to the city’s Deputy Mayor for Transport Maxim Liksutov.  “On behalf of the Mayor of Moscow, we are launching Face Pay – paying for travel using face recognition.

Insight | Kazan  | 16.08.21

First Unmanned Underground in Russia May Appear in Kazan


The first unmanned underground in Russia may appear in Kazan, TASS reports. The terms of reference and the project have already been prepared, according to the General Director of the Metroelektrotrans Municipal Unitary Enterprise Aidar Abdulkhakov.   “On behalf of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, a project has been created and a

Moscow | Insight  | 01.04.21

Moscow Metro Train Decorated on April Fool’s Day


In honour of April Fool’s Day, on April 1, on the trains of the Moscow Koltsevaya line, stickers were placed with the words “Do Not Believe, Do Not Be Afraid, Do Not Ask” (a prison saying about which Alexander Solzhenitsyn wrote in his work “The Gulag Archipelago”), “No Love, No Yearning, No Pity” (a line

Moscow | Insight | Trip Advisory  | 20.02.21

Moscow Drivers to Park With Public Transport Card


At 11 Moscow parking lots with a barrier, motorists will be able to use a Troika card instead of a parking ticket, the press service of the city’s transport department reported in its official Telegram-Channel.   The “Troika” transport card is an electronic card for paying for public transport and city services in Moscow and the

Recommended | Insight | St. Petersburg | Technology  | 20.02.21

Innovative Trains to Appear in St. Petersburg Metro


The innovative Smart carriage was developed for the St. Petersburg metro. It is planned that trains with such carriages will go to the red metro line in early 2022, according to the vice-governor of the city, Maxim Sokolov, on his VK-Page.    The designers of ‘Transmashholding’ were working on the creation of a technologically advanced

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 03.01.21

First Female Electric Train Drivers Entered Moscow Metro


A year ago, an order of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation came into force, which allows women machinists to work. Now, after successfully passing the certification, women will take the first passengers, the official Telegram-channel of the Moscow Department of Transport reports.   It is noted that the trains, driven

Moscow | Insight  | 02.01.21

Experts Named Most Popular Station in Moscow Metro 2020


The Komsomolskaya metro station of the Koltsevaya Line turned out to be the most popular among Moscow passengers in 2020, according to the information posted on the official Telegram-channel of the city’s Department of Transport.   It is stated that almost 24 million passengers used this station to reach their destination. It is also specified that

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 24.12.20

Muscovites to Choose New Metro Train Design


On the Active Citizen portal, Moscow residents will be able to choose the design concept for a new themed metro train dedicated to the feat of medical workers who fought against the spread of COVID-19 in 2020.  It is specified that the project participants will be offered a choice of four concepts, namely “Thanks in

Moscow | Insight  | 20.12.20

New Year’s Metro Train to Be Launched in Moscow Tomorrow


On December 21, a New Year’s underground train will be launched on the Moscow Metro’s Circle Line, according to the Moscow Department of Transport in its Telegram-channel. Also, soon trams and electric buses will be decorated with garlands in the city.  “By tradition, we will decorate all Moscow transport for Muscovites, and travel to the

Moscow | Insight  | 05.12.20

Russians Expressed Gratitude to Doctors on Metro Screens


Volunteers and doctors were thanked for helping Russians amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Telegram-channel of the Moscow Department of Transport.  “Volunteers together with doctors have become one of the main characters of this year. We support volunteers and annually join the Day of Kindness,” the publication says. The ministry emphasized that the words

Recommended | Moscow | Insight | Yekaterinburg  | 22.11.20

Yekaterinburg Programmers Developed Moscow Metro Map


Yekaterinburg programmers won an international hackathon for the development of an interactive map module for the Moscow metro, e1 reports. For this, they received an award of 1,000,000 rubles from the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.   For 48 hours, Yekaterinburg residents from the YetiCrab team proposed solutions to the problem for the Moscow Transport

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 02.10.20

Moscow Metro Won ‘WOW HR’ Award


The Moscow Metro won the WOW!HR award, according to the Telegram-channel of the Moscow Department of Transport. This award is one of the most prestigious in Russia.   It is noted that the Moscow metro won the main prize in the ‘Make Team’ nomination. The project which helped the metro to get the victory tells about