Economically justified tariff for travel in the CP «Kiev metro» is 5.78 hryvnia. About it in interview «Interfax-Ukraine» said the head of the subway Viktor Braginsky.
«Today, according to economists, he is 5.78 hryvnias, taking into account of the technical development program, scheduled for 2016. The cost of travel now is 4.21 of the hryvnia, and the average income is even lower — about 3 hryvnias», — he said.
The Director of the subway noted that metro passengers are paying from 4 to 3.6 UAH per trip, in addition, the fourth part of the metro users — beneficiaries, for which the station receives less compensation.
«Every fourth — exempt, i.e. 25%. This number does not change. And compensation in 2015 amounted to only about 30% of the required amount. For 2016 the local budget provided for compensation and in the state budget they were not provided, despite the fact that 30 of preferential categories more than half nationwide,» said Braginsky.
He noted that «Kyiv metro» has not approached the authorities with a request to raise fares.
«No. It is not our competence. We only provide actual data for the year and the targets for 2016. If the budget provided for grant, the issue of changing the cost of travel is not worth it. We hope that we can handle on our own. In terms of ongoing maintenance and the works that are aimed at the development of the enterprise,» concluded Bragin.
We will remind, in June 2015 at 17 stations of the Kiev metro was introduced additional fare collection system using contactless Bank cards MasterCard (with PayPass), without having to buy a token or ticket.
Note, the program socially-economic development of Kyiv for 2016 envisages the allocation for the municipal enterprise (KP) «Kyiv metro» 879,5 million UAH for the construction of the fourth metro line in Moscow St. from the Big ring to the residential area Troyeshchyna. Only to Finance capital expenditures of the company in 2016 in the framework of the program of economic social development plan to guide 1,017 billion UAH, including 68,019 million UAH from special Fund of the city budget and 949,145 million UAH – at the expense of its own funds and borrowed funds.
The metro ticket should cost 5.8 hryvnia, — the Director of KP «Kiev metro» 09.02.2016