From 1 January 2017, the fares in the metro and ground public transport in Moscow will grow on the average on 7,5%, is spoken in the message placed on a Single transport portal of the capital. However, users of Apple Pay and other contactless systems for fare collection, a special discount.
Passengers using contactless payment via Bank cards with technology PayPass/PayWave, and smartphones with support NFC and Apple Pay, from January 1, 2017 will be able to spend on each trip 20% less compared to current rates — 40 rubles instead of 50 rubles.
It is emphasized that we are talking about contactless payment when you pass through the turnstiles using a Bank card or mobile phone that supports NFC.
New tariffs for public transport was approved at the government Presidium meeting of the capital on Tuesday. According to the document, the value “One” for one trip will increase from 50 to 55 rubles, on two trips from 100 to 110 rubles, for 20 trips — from 650 to 720 roubles, 40 of trips — from 1300 to 1440 rubles, 60 trips — from 1570 to 1700 rubles.
The cost of unlimited travel for 30 days only on land transport will rise from 970 to 1040 rubles, the ticket for 60 trips — from 1000 to 1150 rubles. Travel for students and pupils with the New year will rise only slightly: from 365 to 380 rubles for a metro ticket, from 240 to 250 rubles for a journey on public transport.