Moscow metro passes can be recorded from a smartphone

The Telegram channel of the Moscow Department of Transport announced that the Troika travel card will appear in the wallet on Apple smartphones.

Tickets can be bought online without going to the yellow terminal.

Now to top up Troika online, you needwrite it down at the yellow terminal - that is, just attach it to it. The new Apple Pay solution removes this step. The Moscow Department of Transport plans to launch such a service as one of the first in the world.

The department also recalled that soonowners of Android smartphones with Google Pay and Samsung Pay wallets will be able to pay for travel with Troika. Experts have finished testing in the laboratory and are already testing the technology on the metro infrastructure. A test with a limited group of passengers will begin in December.

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