Posted 27 декабря 2022, 11:08

Published 27 декабря 2022, 11:08

Modified 27 декабря 2022, 11:10

Updated 27 декабря 2022, 11:10

In Moscow, travel by public transport on New Year's Eve will be free

27 декабря 2022, 11:08
The press service of the Moscow City Hall reported that public transport will work on New Year's Eve, and travel by metro, MCC and ground transport will be free at this time.

"Travel by metro, MCC and ground transport on New Year's Eve – from 20.00 Moscow Time on December 31 to 06.00 Moscow time on January 1 will be free," the press service of the mayor and the government of Moscow said (quoted by RIA Novosti).The Mayor's office noted that free travel on New Year's Eve has become a tradition that has developed in recent years.

At this time, the metro, the MCC, as well as night and the most popular public transport routes will work. We are talking about 166 routes, including 15 tram and 16 regular night routes.Muscovites were warned that if the entrance to Red Square is restricted, exits 5, 6, 7 of the Okhotny Ryad metro station will be closed from 22:00 on December 31.

At the same time, the authorities do not plan to block sections of the road network on New Year's Eve. The press service of the mayor's office also told about the work of public transport at Christmas."On Christmas night, from January 6 to January 7, the mode of operation of urban transport will also be extended: metro and MCC – until 02.00, including KM buses, ground urban passenger transport – 159 routes until 03.30 Moscow time, including 15 tram and 16 night routes.

The time of movement of the MCD trains on New Year's and Christmas nights will be extended until 03.00 at night," the mayor's office said.Passengers of public transport in Moscow were also offered to plunge into the atmosphere of the New Year holidays.

To do this, you will be able to take advantage of the opportunity to travel in specially designed metro trains, buses, trams and electric buses. It is reported about five trains "Moscow -2020", decorated with thematic film. Eight metro trains, 30 Vityaz-Moscow trams, and 50 electric buses received New Year's decorations. In addition, the festive pasting was applied to the sides of 100 buses, 150 vehicles of commercial carriers and four cars of the data center. One of the themed trams is decorated with coniferous branches, Christmas balls and lights."Metro stations and lobbies are festively decorated – light installations and arches, Christmas trees and coniferous garlands, posters and stickers have been placed here.

Five festive "transport" Christmas trees were installed at the Oleg Tabakov Moscow Theater, the Tretyakov Gallery building, in Gorky Park, on Kievskaya Square and at the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the city of Moscow on Petrovka, 38,"the message says.