Employees of the Moscow metro will be on duty at stations during peak hours to assist

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The inspectors of the center of ensuring mobility of passengers (JMTC) will be on duty during peak hours at stations of the Moscow metro, a pilot project has already launched at six stations, reported on the official website of the government and the mayor of the capital.

«Passengers approached us with a request to organize a permanent duty staff JMTC six stations, which are located close to large adult and children’s medical facilities — clinics, rehabilitation centers… in the morning and evening peak hours there will be on duty around 10 inspectors who are willing to help passengers in moving subway stations», — quotes the portal of the first Deputy chief of the Metropolitan strategic development and client work Novel Latypova.

It is noted that disabled people will be able to turn to them for assistance without issuing a prior application. A pilot project was launched at six stations: «Kakhovskaya», «Sokolniki», «Tretyakov», «Park Kultury» and «Komsomolskaya» and «Prospect Mira». The inspectors will be on duty in the lobby in the morning from 08.00 to 11.00 and in the evening from 17.00 to 20.00.

The mobility centre passengers started to work in 2013. Employees of the JMTC to help people with disabilities move around in the underground and the Moscow Central ring (CIP) for the entire route — from the entrance station to the exit from the subway. They also escort passengers to trains of distant and suburban message. Inspectors also accompany the elderly, large families, parents with children up to seven years, organized children’s groups.