Third of passengers MCC pays for travel using contactless technology

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Odinakovaya passes through the turnstiles at one of the metro stations in Moscow. Archival photoThird of passengers MCC pays for travel using contactless technology© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Odinokov

Almost a third of the passengers pay the fare at the Moscow Central ring (MBF) using contactless technology banking cards supporting PayPass and PayWave, or smartphone function Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, the official portal of the mayor of Moscow. The number of users has doubled compared with the first quarter of 2017.

To pay the fare at MCK by using a credit card or smartphone, you must attach the device to the validator at the turnstile. To use the contactless payment method is also possible in all ticket offices and vending machines selling metro tickets and at the Moscow Central ring.