Thirty new trolleybuses arrived in Saransk, which is preparing for the 2018 world Cup

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate in fotomonsterflash stadium and Mordovia Saransk at the arena for the matches of the world championship on football of 2018. Archival photoThirty new trolleybuses arrived in Saransk, which is preparing for the 2018 world Cup© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate the image Bank

In Saransk profit 30 new low-floor trolleybuses in the framework of the renewal of public transport on the eve of the world Cup 2018, said the press service of the head of Mordovia.

«In Saransk profit 30 trolleybuses for the world Cup in 2018. A solemn conclusion to the line of new vehicles was held on 12 June», — stated in the message.

Arrived technique has several advantages. New trolleybuses are low – floor and more spacious, adapted to transport people with limited mobility. The control system is fully automated. Vehicles are equipped with DVR and camera system from five cameras equipped with «GLONASS» and meets all safety requirements.

«In February in Saransk already arrived 50 new buses. Today we went to the trolley line. Such a large-scale upgrade of public transport has not been in the Republic ever. Now we can seriously strengthen without exception, all the city routes,» — said the acting head of Mordovia Vladimir Volkov, who took part in the ceremony.

According to him, the cost of one bus — about 11 million rubles. But thanks to the Federal program of support of the industry each unit has cost the country almost half the price. Thus, Volkov said, managed to save the city budget of 150 million rubles. «We are actively preparing for the world football championship: we build numerous objects, updating the city’s infrastructure, doing landscaping. New roads and hotels, houses, parks and transport – this is the legacy of the championship, which will serve the residents of the Republic for many years», — said the acting head of the region.

World Cup 2018 will be held from 14 June to 15 July 2018 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-don.