Transportation strategy for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has been approved

Transportation strategy for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has been approved

On January 03 during New Year holidays the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation № 2558-р, signed on December 27 2016 by the Head of the Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev, was issued on the legal information state system website. The document approves the Strategy of transportation service during FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

The transportation strategy stipulates aims and goals, transport users, requirements for transportation service during sport events staging, as well as fundamental principles of unified centralized system of passenger transportations and passenger information support.

Strategy implementation schedule specifies activity list, assigned persons and deadlines for its implementation. Action plan is focused on preparation of transportation system of the Russian Federation for Confederations Cup 2017 and 2018 World Cup staging. The strategy also defines criteria, which indicate successful implementation of tasks.

Financial background of strategy implementation schedule is supposed from federal budget resources, budget of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local budgets in accordance with expenditure commitments set by the Russian legislation, including Federal law and regional programs on preparation and hosting of sport events.

“The strategy is based on the transportation service concept of 2018 FIFA World Cup and FIFA Confederation Cup 2017, as well as on the stipulations of the Integrated operational transport plan. The document affirms fundamental principles of transportation service during the football matches. About 4 million spectators is expected to visit Confederations Cup matches. Moreover, there will be spectators located in live sites. That is why such considerable extra demand on transportation network requires exact roles and responsibilities among all services and authorities that provide comfortable and safe passenger transportations. These particular principles are enshrined in the transportation strategy”, - highlighted Terentii Meshcheriakov, CEO of ANO “Transport Directorate-2018».

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