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To activate the “Troika” can be purchased at metro ticket vending machines and information terminals yellow.

From November 20 stations, vending machines tickets and a yellow information terminals, it is possible to reprogram the card “Troika” to travel on the Moscow Central diameters (IDC) and free direct underground and CIP. This was announced by the head of the Directorate of WDC The Department of transport Andrey Akimov.

“So passengers were able to take advantage of the card when paying at the IDC, they need to activate their card “Troika”. For this, you can go to any subway ticket office. Activation of a ticket “Trick” the card “Troika” is possible in the vending of tickets on the metro. You just need to replenish the balance at least one ruble. In addition, when you activate the remote to recharge the “wallet” on the information terminal (yellow validators installed in subway stations) the ticket on the map will be updated automatically. To activate the map from the 20th of November”, — said Andrey Akimov.

Activating the card is required in order to record new data, such as information on transfers from subway to the IDC. The activation process resembles the work with any flash drive. In the map chip installed for about two to four kilobytes of memory, which in sequence the recorded information. To map learn how to interact with the tariff menu, the IDC, the data needs to be updated. New cards that are sold in ticket offices and ticket machines, activated automatically.

Also before the first trip to WDC all preferential categories of citizens will need to activate the card of a Muscovite. For this you need to contact any ticket office of the Moscow metro. The first time the work of the diameters to activate the card for free travel will need at the beginning of each month.

In the underground vaults, it is already possible to write to the card “Troika” of season tickets for travel in the area “Suburbs” on the IDC. Available ski passes for one day (285 rubles), three days (545 rubles), 30 days (2570 roubles), 90 days (6940 rubles) and 365 days (24 450 rubles).

Earlier in the capital approved fares for WDC. The diameters are divided into three zones. Directions to the area “Central” will be equal to the trip on the subway and will be 38 rubles in a “Wallet” card “Troika”, the area “Suburbs” — 45 roubles, and the area “Far” the cost of the trip will consist of two components: a valid ticket on the train (23 rubles for each zone to the borders of WDC) plus 45 rubles. In addition, when the travel of the card “Troika” for passengers of all zones will operate a free transfer to the metro and the ICC.

The turnstiles at the stations will be equipped with IDC terminals for contactless payment. Passengers will be able to pay off the cards that supports PayPass, PayWave, and gadgets with technology Samsung Pay Apple Pay and Google Pay.

130 kilometers of roads and dozens of stations: the first WDC is preparing for opening Nearly five thousand transport workers are trained for the opening of the IDC

The launch of the first two diameters is scheduled for the end of November. Public transport will be accessible to more than four million residents of Moscow and Moscow region. Thanks to the tariff policy the IDC when traveling to Moscow, passengers will save on travel up to 50 percent, and passengers arriving from the Moscow region (within the boundaries of the IDC), to 75 percent.

To calculate the savings due to the launch of the IDC in the section of the Moscow Central diameters on the website the Moscow subway. In addition, the app “Metro Moscow” a perspective map of the underground with the first two diameters. Users can build a route based on the IDC lines and stations under construction until 2021.

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