On 89 stations of the Moscow metro, new turnstiles

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Odinakovaya passes through the turnstiles at the lobby of one of the stations of the Moscow metro. Archival photoOn 89 stations of the Moscow metro, new turnstiles© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Odinokov

This year at 89 stations of the Moscow subway put new turnstiles with transparent doors. Automatic updated to «Altufevo», «Dynamo», «Avtozavodskaya», «October field», «southwest», «Tsaritsyno», «Pushkin» and others. Only metro has replaced more than 1.7 thousand turnstiles, reported on the official website of the Moscow mayor.

«The turnstiles with high transparent doors more aesthetically pleasing, safe and are an effective barrier against free riders. In addition, one of the turnstiles in the line wider than the rest. Through it will be convenient to pass to passengers with prams and large bags, » reads the message.

Also on the new turnstiles have the option of installing a terminal for contactless fare payment with credit cards and smartphones.

In the near future they will appear on one of the busiest subway stations — «Vyhino». Work on replacing the old turnstiles will continue until the end of the year.