Moscow will develop a single form of the ticket for all kinds of public transport, including rail.This was announced today at a government meeting in Moscow head of the Moscow Department of Transport and Communications Leonid Lipsits.On noted that it remains only to adjust a number of technical issues, and in the near future, this system will work.It will help develop a mechanism for taking into account the actual traffic volume and income distribution by economic entities providing transportation services to the population.
Implementation of the project will be held in conjunction with the State Unitary Enterprise "Moscow Metro", GUP "Mosgortrans" SUE "Moscow Social Register" and JSC "Russian Railways".
to implement transport projects of Moscow Government and OAO "Russian Railways" have created a joint headquarters.The corresponding decree was signed by Mayor Yuri Luzhkov.It is expected that the work of staff will contribute to the integration of rail transport in urban public transport in Moscow.
L.Lipsits also said that by 2020.passenger traffic in the Moscow railway junction is planned to double - from 800 million to 1.6 billion passengers a year.This will happen in the course of a number of activities.In the near future it should be organized in the area of railway communication between North and Savelovsky station.In addition, the planned reconstruction of the priority area of the Small ring MZ-Presnya Kanatchikovo with electrification and the construction of five passenger stations: the City, Kutuzov Potylikha, Luzhniki, Gagarin Square.Organization of traffic in this area will begin in 2009.
L.Lipsits added that one of the objectives is to develop a project of reconstruction of the station Shcherbinka in connection with the construction of new housing estates.It is also planned to reconstruct the stopping point Koshino for the carriage of passengers and Kozhukhovo areas Kosino of Moscow.In the near future we will develop projects for the development of high-speed commuter services in the areas of Moscow Railway, Moscow Bolshevo, Moscow-Pushkino, Moscow, Sergiev Posad, Moscow, Odintsovo, Moscow, Podolsk.
Among other things, in 2008.Construction will be completed by the railway line from Savelovsky station to Sheremetyevo Airport.Thus, the project will regard the central Moscow airports to the city center and between a high-speed rail links.
As expected, this will entail a significant increase in the number of passengers in rail transport in the capital region.