Wi-Fi will work in the Moscow metro this year on the Circle Line

February 7. Interfax-Russia.ru — System of wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi) in the test mode will work on the Circle Line of the Moscow metro in 2012, the head of the Department of Transportation and Development of road infrastructure in Moscow Maxim Liksutov at a meeting of the government of the capital on Tuesday.

"Such a system is in test mode will be set up on the Circle Line," — he said.

According M.Liksutova in 2012 for the underground will be bought 373 new cars (2011 — 206), complete repair 11 escalators in subway stations "Park Kultury", "Medvedkovo", "Babushkinskaya." Work will begin to replace the nine escalators at stations "Red Gate" and ENEA.

M.Liksutov also said that in the course of this year to transit stations "underground" will be overlapping labels in English. Also during the year by 30% metro stations will replace the entrance door to the more modern and high quality.

"In 2012, will be built 8.5 kilometers of new subway stations on the Arbat-Intercession, Kalinin, Zamoskvoretskaya lines with the opening of new stations" Buy "," Alma-Ata "and" Pyatnickoe highway. "Opens the second exit from the station" Marina Grove " — told M.Liksutov.

In addition, he said that by the middle of 2012 in the Moscow metro will earn 1.5 million ticket machines. Also during the year, efforts will be made to replace the 72 ventilation units.

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