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The fare in Nizhny Tagil will be raised before the New Year

The fare and baggage allowance for private carriers in Nizhny Tagil will rise from December 20 to 24 rubles. This information was confirmed in the commercial transport companies Tekhnokom, Soyuz-NT and Tagilavtoservis. The decision on the date of tariff increase for MUP “Tagil tram” has not yet been made.

New tariff for public transport in Nizhny Tagil approved at a meeting on December 7, the Regional Energy Commission. The corresponding decree was published on December 9 on the portal of normative acts of the Sverdlovsk region, it comes into force 10 days later.

When applying to the REC, carriers argued the need to increase tariffs. They are indicatedthat increased the cost of maintenance and repairs of vehicles, fuel and lubricants. In addition, it is necessary to attract new drivers and conductors to the service, as well as increase the salary of existing personnel. The carriers considered a reasonable fee of 26 rubles per trip, but they agreed to an increase of 2 rubles.

Residents of Nizhny Tagil criticize minibuses for dirt in the salons, unstable schedule, and work with malfunctions. The municipal tram also gets it, which is scolded for the state of the tracks and the contact network. But the absolute advantage of electric transport is that it runs on schedule and rarely fails citizens. In the evening, it is often the tram that rescues passengers who cannot wait for a minibus, for example, in the direction of Vagonka. At the same time, in Nizhny Tagil, at the expense of the budget, they began to install electronic scoreboards, warning of the arrival of public transport. However, they are unstable, not all rolling stock has connected to the system.

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