In the Metropolitan subway will countdown the time until the arrival of the train

The scoreboard will show the countdown prior to the arrival of the train.

У столичному метрополітені з&#039явиться табло зворотного відліку часу до прибуття поїзда

The decision was taken on Thursday, February 7, in the Kiev city Council. Voted 73 deputies out of 83, informs Rus.Media.

KP “Kiev underground” now needs to implement the necessary legal action to establish stations countdown the time until the arrival of the train.

The Kyiv city state administration entrusted together with the Metropolitan metro system to solve the issue of funding.

In the text of the explanatory note to the draft decision noted that the implementation of this decision will require additional expenditures from the city budget.

“This project is part of the budgetary financing of KP “Kiev underground. The amount of funds necessary for the implementation of this initiative will be determined after the development of design-estimate documentation for installation in subway stations, and countdown the time until the arrival of the train”, – stated in the message.

Co-author of the draft decision, city Council member Svyatoslav Kutnyak said, Kiev has repeatedly drawn the authorities ‘ attention to the need for the introduction of the relevant service informing passengers of the underground on the expected arrival time of the train.

In particular, in 2015, was was e-petition about this service. She has collected more than 10 thousand signatures. However, the petition was rejected for lack of proper funding.

We have previously reported that in the Moscow metro, new turnstiles Ukrainian production. Now they are working in test mode on the “blue” branch station “Lev Tolstoy Square”.

In a capital underground assure that this will contribute to a qualitative test of the functionality of the equipment in real conditions, and will redistribute the passenger traffic for the convenience of passengers.