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Passengers to Pay for Safety

The costs of installing metal detectors at every train station nationwide to prevent terrorist attacks may be included in ticket prices, Vedomosti said Monday, adding that the government will decide on the proposal by May.

No clear estimate of the program cost is currently available, but train prices may grow by about 2 percent, the newspaper said.

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