Anna Lapushkina, deputy director of the press service of the transport department of the Russian capital, told reporters that the “pay-pay” system (that is, the payment of tickets by facial recognition) was used to pay for travel on the Moscow metro. on July 31 this year on the Philovskaya line of the Moscow metro, it will soon be extended to other stations in the near future.
According to Russian officials, the testing of this modern tariff system is in full swing and the service will be fully launched as soon as the work is completed.
According to Anna Lapushkina, the Moscow metro ranks first in the world in terms of the number of payment methods for the metro.
He said that this was the reason why in recent years the number of passengers on the Moscow Metro has been reduced.
Lapushkina explained that the service has already been tested by employees of the Moscow Metro. In which more than 60,000 employees now go through the subway using this new service.
“With this state-of-the-art system, more than a million experiments have been successfully completed and we have moved on to the next phase of testing, in which we are now testing the service together with the passengers of the Moscow metro.” he said.