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How to get more expensive in the Moscow subway

November 15 2007

Moscow authorities since 2008 are going to raise the fare on the subway at 10-15%. Told reporters Russian Transport Minister Igor Levitin. However, he stressed that a final decision is still pending.

According to the minister, the federal center can not regulate the level of prices in this sector, as it competence of regional authorities. For the federal government remains the regulation of fares in the long-distance trains, and the regions to set tariffs for public transport and suburban, recalled Levitin.

Earlier, First Deputy Mayor, Head of Economic Policy and Development of Yuri Roslyak said that the fare on public transport in Moscow in 2008. will be increased by approximately 13-15%, that is, on average, about 2 rubles. According to him, the price increase due to the cost of maintaining rolling stock, as well as a rise in price of fuel.

In the last passage in the Moscow public transport has risen in price as at 2 rubles. From 1 January this year, the cost of one trip is 17 rubles. on the subway and 15 rubles. land transport. The ticket price for ground transportation when you buy from the driver costs 25 rubles. A single ticket costs 1 thousand 80 rub. The price for a ticket to the land transport is 540 rubles. Tickets for two trips on the subway cost 34 rubles. And tariffs on a smart card with unlimited travel on the subway cost 770 rubles. For university students and students in secondary and secondary special educational institutions fare in the metro is 162 rubles. per month, the same stands and a ticket for ground transportation.

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