Number of the week: How many passengers are using the new Moscow rail link?

The new Moscow Central Ring overland rail link has been used over 1 million times already, according to Dmitry Pegov, chief of the Moscow metro. The millionth passenger received a brand-new tablet and a Troika rail pass on Sept. 15. The new transport, an equivalent of Germany’s S-Bahn and the London Overground, has 31 stations (now only 26 are currently open) and is able to carry up to 400,000 passengers daily.Fast and furious: Moscow Central Ring changing the map of Moscow transport>>>

The new Moscow Central Ring overland rail link has been used over 1 million times already, according to Dmitry Pegov, chief of the Moscow metro. The millionth passenger received a brand-new tablet and a Troika rail pass on Sept. 15. The new transport, an equivalent of Germany’s S-Bahn and the London Overground, has 31 stations (now only 26 are currently open) and is able to carry up to 400,000 passengers daily.Fast and furious: Moscow Central Ring changing the map of Moscow transport>>>

Sergei Kiselev / Moskva agency
The Moscow Central Ring light rail net system opened on Sept. 10

The new Moscow Central Ring overland rail link has been used over 1 million times already, according to Dmitry Pegov, chief of the Moscow metro. The millionth passenger received a brand-new tablet and a Troika rail pass on Sept. 15. The new transport, an equivalent of Germany’s S-Bahn and the London Overground, has 31 stations (now only 26 are currently open) and is able to carry up to 400,000 passengers daily.

Fast and furious: Moscow Central Ring changing the map of Moscow transport>>>

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