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On June 1, Volgograd more expensive fare.
Members of the Volgograd City Council at yesterday's meeting of the city parliament decided to increase the cost of public transport in Volgograd ..
According to the press service of the City Council, June 1, the cost of travel in the bus and the tram will be 12 rubles, high-speed tram - 15 rubles. Up to 12 rubles, and the ticket price increase in the bus and the route over 30 miles - up to 16 rubles.
Β«Rates for travel in public transport have not changed since 2009 - said the decision of the deputy corps deputy chairman of the City Duma, Gennady Murylev. - During this time, once inflation is not reflected in the cost of electricity , fuel, spare materials, maintenance costs of the transport fleet. The municipal transport companies have millions in losses, and the city budget has to direct the subsidy amount. For example, if the existing tariffs, losses of MUP "Metroelectrotrans" in 2012 may exceed 470 million rubles. "
in the City Council also stressed that the mechanism for granting privileges to certain categories of people saved.