Nearly 30 million people have used MCC in 2018

© RIA Novosti / Maxim Blinovsky. Archival photoNearly 30 million people have used MCC in 2018© RIA Novosti / Maxim Blinov

Moscow Central ring (MCK) for the first three months of this year transported about 29 million passengers, which is 23% higher than the same period last year, reported RIA Novosti Deputy mayor of Moscow, head of the Moscow Department of transport Maxim Liksutov.

«ICC in the first quarter of this year transported 29 million passengers. This is 23% more than in the same period last year, when ring took advantage of 23 million passengers,» — said Liksutov RIA Novosti.

According to him, the increase in passenger traffic of the ring was achieved in the reduced intervals of movement of Swallows up to five minutes during peak hours, the opening of the new interchange subway stations and better communication with mtsk radial directions of Railways — now a suburban platform stand closer to the ring, whereby the passengers there are more convenient routes.

«In addition, on April 12 was set a new record for number of passengers — on this day at ICC was committed 444,5 thousand trips», — said the head of the Department.