Moscow Central Diameters

The Moscow Central Diameters (MCD) (Russian: Московские центральные диаметры (МЦД), romanizedMoskovskiye tsentral'nyye diametry (MTsD)) are a system of city train services on existing commuter rail lines in Moscow and Moscow Oblast, Russia.[1]

Moscow Central Diameters
MCD logo.svg
Открытие после реконструкции станции Подольск МЦД-2 (03).jpeg
Ivolga 1.0 train (on the right) and current generation Ivolga 2.0 at Podolsk railway station of Line D2
Overview
Native nameМосковские центральные диаметры
Area servedMoscow federal city and Moscow Oblast
Transit typeCommuter rail
Line number2 (3 more planned)
Number of stations57
Operation
Began operation21 November 2019
Operator(s)Russian Railways
Lines map

Moscow Central Diameters - passenger scheme1.jpg

The system began operation on 21 November 2019, when the first two lines were launched.[2] After first 9.5 months of operation, the passenger traffic of the Moscow Central Diameters reached 100 million.[3] On 27 December 2019, passengers made record 554.6 thousand trips.[4]

LinesEdit

No. Name[1] Opening date Length
(km)
Number
of stations
Planned passenger
traffic (mil/yr)
  Belorussko–Savyolovsky 21 November 2019[5] 52 25[6] 42.9
  Kursko–Rizhsky 21 November 2019[5] 80 35[7] 48.6
  Leningradsko–Kazansky[p] 2022[8] 88 43[9] 46.8
  Kiyevsko–Gorkovsky[p] 2021[10] 86 38[11] ?
  Yaroslavsko–Paveletsky[p] 2023—2024[12][13] 75 39[14] ?
Total: 381 186

P Routes are still in planning and may change.[15]

Ticket pricesEdit

 
Ticket prices on Pererva station of MCD-2 line in November, 2019

The trip cost depends on travel distance, transfers from / to the metro and the MCC are free.[16]

At MCD-1 and MCD-2 there are three tariff zones:

  • “Central” (within the boundaries of the stations Mark - Setun, Volokolamskaya - Ostafyevo). The cost for the Troika card is 40 rubles. You can also use a ticket for 60 trips, tickets for the number of days recorded on the Troika, and a credit card. All prices are the same as in Moscow Metro.
  • "Suburb" (for trips through the territory of the Moscow region and to Moscow within the MCD) . A one-time trip at the “Wallet” tariff costs 45 rubles, a ticket for 90 minutes costs 83 rubles.
  • “Far” (for trips from stations outside the MCD). The price is made up of 23 rubles for each zone of suburban trains to the borders of the MCD and 45 rubles of the MCD “Wallet” tariff or 83 rubles at the 90-minute tariff.

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Moscow Central Diameters: Moscow's most efficient project progress". Moscow City Web Site. 10 July 2019. Retrieved 2019-10-15.
  2. ^ "Московские центральные диаметры" (in Russian). РИА Новости. Retrieved 2019-11-21.
  3. ^ "Число пассажиров МЦД достигло 100 миллионов" (in Russian). Российская газета. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Сергей Собянин: Какое развитие получат Московские центральные диаметры" (in Russian). Российская газета. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  5. ^ a b "МЦД запустят раньше срока" [MCD will be launched ahead of schedule] (in Russian). moslenta.ru. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  6. ^ "МЦД-1 «Белорусско-Савёловский». Новая линия наземного метро". www.mcd.mosmetro.ru. Archived from the original on 2019-08-17. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  7. ^ "МЦД-2 «Курско-Рижский». Новая линия наземного метро". www.mcd.mosmetro.ru. Archived from the original on 2019-12-03. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  8. ^ "Воробьев: единую карту для оплаты проезда в Москве и области создадут до конца 2020 года". TASS. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  9. ^ "МЦД-3 «Ленинградско-Казанский». Новая линия наземного метро". www.mcd.mosmetro.ru. Archived from the original on 2019-08-22. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  10. ^ "Moscow to open seven Central Diameter stations in 2021". International Railway Journal. 2021-01-27. Retrieved 2021-01-28.
  11. ^ "МЦД-4 «Киевско-Горьковский». Новая линия наземного метро". www.mcd.mosmetro.ru. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  12. ^ bender (2019-06-01). "МЦД 5 схема станций". 10 фактов. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  13. ^ "Хуснуллин: утверждена программа развития МЦД до 2025 года" (in Russian). stroi.mos.ru. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  14. ^ "МЦД-5 «Ярославско-Павелецкий». Новая линия наземного метро". www.mcd.mosmetro.ru. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  15. ^ "The new above-ground metro: why we need Moscow Central Diameters". www.mos.ru. Retrieved 2019-07-21.
  16. ^ "Тарифы МЦД. Подробная информация о тарифах Московских центральных диаметров" (in Russian). www.mcd.mosmetro.ru. Archived from the original on 2019-11-21. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  17. ^ "Интеграцию МЦК с Киевским направлением МЖД планируется завершить в 2022 году". TASS. Retrieved 18 September 2020.

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