Moscow metro has announced its own app for the subway passengers who use Apple smartphones. The program became available for download earlier this month.
The app “Moscow Metro” offers an opportunity to build routes to any point of Moscow and Moscow region, taking into account all types of city transport (metro, ICC, public transport, both Moscow and region, commuter rail, Shuttle trains), as well as relevant information about the metro and the ICC.
“The application has passed internal tests and is available in the App Store. Soon it should become available for the owners of gadgets on the platform Android. The application will be constantly developed to improve thanks to the feedback from metro passengers,” said a source in the transport complex of the capital.
He noted that the app will help passengers to the best route on the Metropolitan subway.
“By using this application passenger can calculate travel time and to build it, taking into account not only the metro and ICC, but also of trains, ground transport and walking route. A distinctive feature of this application lies in the detailed descriptions of transitions indicating the stairs and escalators. In addition, with the application of the Moscow metro you can find out if there is free space on intercepting parkings underground, what cultural institutions of Moscow close to metro stations and how they drive, how much will cost the trip along the selected route, to request support disabled passengers, top up card “Troika”, to learn the schedule of trains “Aeroexpress” and get all the necessary information about tickets and rules for the use of the underground”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
In addition, the “Metro of Moscow” in the online updated information about the closure of stations and parts of lines, and also the operative information on failures in movement of trains. The app itself is available in two languages – Russian and English.
Download “Moscow Metro” is available for free at this link.