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Metro de Quito will begin the provision of service with collection this May 2

the subway Quitobuilt by the Spanish triggerthe provision of public transport service with charge will begin tomorrow, the Municipality of the capital reported this Monday ecuadorian.

Users will be able to move on the trains by paying the fee at the authorized ticket offices of the stations.

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The time slots are kept in peak hours: in the morning from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and, in the afternoon, from 4:40 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There are six hours a day, in two blocks, morning and evening, in which the service will be available.

the seasons of Quito Subway They have trained personnel to serve the public, both inside the trains and in stations and ticket offices, the Municipality indicated.

The Quito Metro rate has been established through the Metropolitan Ordinance, at 45 cents for a one-way trip. The reduced rate for students up to high school and seniors will be 22 cents on the dollar and the preferential rate for people with disabilities was established at 10 cents on the dollar.

Digital charging will be activated in subsequent stages as part of the multimodal collection system.

Among the authorized stations are The farmer, inaquito, Carolina, common, San Francisco, cupcake, Playtime, solanda, moran valverde and Quitumbe.

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Each train will mobilize more than 1,200 people, noted the Municipality, recalling that from January 23 to April 18, more than 200,000 people were part of the dynamic induction trips, knowing the stations, becoming familiar with the schedules, the system operations, trains, infrastructure, collection system and the staff of the operating company.

592 passenger trips have been made, covering more than 13,000 kilometres.

The Quito Metro, whose construction began in 2013 at a cost of more than 2 billion dollars, will run through the city from north to south through 15 stations with a fleet of 18 trains.

Source: Elcomercio

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