The city has installed 22 vending machines filled with nonalcoholic beverages at 19 of the Moscow Central Circle (MCC) stations, including Avtozavodskaya, Dubrovka, Vladykino and some other interchange metro stations. These vending machines sell mineral water, fizzy drinks, kvass and mors (berry drink), as well as bars of chocolate, chewing gum, biscuits, cakes and sandwiches.
“All the vending machines are now in place.46 square metres of MCC floor space was put up for auction,” the Moscow Belt Railway’s press service said in a statement.
Various sorts of ground coffee are available via twenty vending machines at 19 MCC stations, including Caffe Americano, Cappuccino and Latte, as well as hot chocolate and cold coffee beverages.
This summer 42 vending machines have been put at MCC stations.
MCC stations with vending machines:
- Delovoi Tsentr (change to Mezhdunarodnaya metro station)
- Avtozavodskaya (change to Avtozavodskaya metro station)
- Dubrovka (change to Dubrovka metro station)
- Sokolinaya Gora
- Izmailovo (change to Partizanskaya metro station)
- Lokomotiv (change to Cherkizovskaya metro station)
- Bulvar Rokossovskogo (change to Bulvar Rokossovskogo metro station)
- Vladykino (change to Vladykino metro station)
- Baltiiskaya (change to Voikovskaya metro station)
- Panfilovskaya (change to Oktyabrskoye Polye metro station)
The first retail outlets, including chemists, mini-markets and cafés, have already opened at many of the MCC stations. Over 50 retail outlets with a total area of over 3,000 square metres will open before the year is out at the Delovoi Tsentr, Verkhniye Kotly, Novokhokhlovskaya, Izmailovo, Streshnevo, Panfilovskaya and some other stations too.
The MCC has 31 stations with seamless connections to bus, trolleybus and tram lines. Six of these stations make it easy to get to some of the main Moscow railway stations going in the direction of places like Yaroslavl, Kazan, Savyolovo and Smolensk. Lastochka (Swallow) fast trains operate.