Muscovites began a thicket to replenish the Troika via the mobile app

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The number of operations to replenish the balance of «Wallet» using the application «Metro of Moscow» monthly grows six percent, according to the website of the Moscow mayor.

«Users of mobile applications «Metro of Moscow» were 1.5 times more likely to recharge the «Wallet» transport card «Troika». In January of this year through the service’s 35 million passengers, and in June — already more than 50 thousand», — stated in the message.

At this rate when passing through the turnstile with the balance of the ticket the Wallet is debited for the cost of one trip — 36 rubles. In this case the passenger does not have to stand in line at the cashier, if the funds in the «Troika» is over, the website reported.

«The increase in the number of operations to replenish the balance of «Wallet» using the application «Metro of Moscow» is six percent monthly. Such way of replenishment of the ticket is comfortable to the passengers», — quotes the words of Deputy mayor of Moscow, head of the Department of transportation and development of road transport infrastructure Maxim Liksutov.

It is noted that a loyalty program card «Troika» launched in June. It is available to passengers who have checked in the program and use the «Wallet». To accumulate bonuses and get the discount you need to show your card at points of sale of partner companies. Bonuses will be recorded on a «Three» regardless of the method of payment of goods or services. Accumulated points can be used for replenishment of the ticket (one point is equal to one ruble).

Mobile app «Metro of Moscow» appeared in the App Store and Google Play in early 2017. As a result, users can first learn about the introduction of new stations and scheduled repairs. Urgent messages come in the form of push notifications. In addition, the «Metro of Moscow» helps to build a route using any public transportation and commuter trains. Service tells how to get to a particular point, and calculates travel time.

«Users can also view all the existing fares. The application is a guide to the main sights of Moscow, to each of which you can build the best route», — added in the message.

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