Routes in six languages: World Cup changes in Mosgorpass app

Routes in six languages: World Cup changes in Mosgorpass app
The World Cup match schedule and information on sports facilities and free public transit for fans have been added to the Mosgorpass app. The service will allow building a route considering traffic restrictions in World Cup related areas.

The Mosgorpass mobile app has been updated for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It has been translated into German, Spanish, French and Chinese. Before that, the app was only available in Russian and English. It now includes information for fans.

“Now Mosgorpass has the World Cup match schedule and details on the city’s sports facilities (ticket centres, FAN ID issue centres, FIFA Fan Fest, visitor information centres and souvenir shops), and information on free public transit routes for fans will be added soon. In addition, it shows updates on road blocks and builds a route considering these restrictions,” said a spokesperson for Moscow’s Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development.

The app will send push-notifications about the most important World Cup news. The update is already available for Android devices. The new functions for iOS will be released soon.

Mosgorpass is a city navigator that helps passengers get around. It can monitor public surface transport online, count steps and help in communicating with other travellers, and topping up the Troika card.

The World Cup matches will be held from 14 June through 15 July in 11 cities: Moscow, St Petersburg, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd and Yekaterinburg. Moscow will be the main transit hub for foreign fans. Twelve matches will be held in Moscow plus the opening and closing events. The main events will be held at Luzhniki Stadium: it will host four group stage matches, including the opening match, as well as a Round of 16, a semifinal and the final match. Spartak will host four group stage matches and a Round of 16.