More than One Thousand Ticket Barriers to Be Installed in The Moscow Metro
A tender for the installation of 1190 new ticket barriers in the Moscow Metro will be announced In the summer of 2015, as reported to M24.ru by Moscow Metro chief engineer Nikolai Babushkin. It is also reported that the replacement of old ticket barriers will be carried out over three years. In addition to replacing old equipment, new barriers will be installed in lobbies of the newly opened stations.
RUBEZH magazine contacted the marketing department of "Vozrozhdenie" factory and asked about the characteristics of ticket barriers usually installed in subways: "Barriers should have regular open passageway, high passing capacity, this kind of equipment must have a very reliable design – barriers must be formidable, protected from vandals and easily maintainable. It is necessary to meet the requirements of the Moscow Metro for wiring and installation procedures, the equipment must be compatible with electronic card-reading systems. In addition, ticket barriers must be aesthetically pleasing".
“Vozrozhdenie” factory is ready to present their solutions, which meet the requirements of the metro. Models with regular open passageway were already demonstrated in several exhibitions of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
On the question of whether the factory is planning to participate in the tender for the installation of ticket barriers in the Moscow Metro, company representatives said the following: "Yes, of course we are planning to take part. We would like the tender to be as open as possible. We would like to see a technical design specification that would enter electronic auctions in due time and would suit multiple companies".Источник: m24.ru