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Answer Vending Wins Long Island Rail Road Contract

Posted On: 8/1/2014

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TAGS: Answer Vending Inc., vending machine contract, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board, Long Island Rail Road vending installations

FARMINGDALE, NY -- Answer Vending Inc., headquartered here, won a contract to install vending machines at 80 Long Island Rail Road stations. Answer, which beat two other bidders, will have the option to place equipment in 43 more stations over its five-year contract.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board approved the contract, which allows for a five-year extension.

According to reports, the LIRR expects to make about $2.5 million from the contract. Answer will also reimburse the LIRR for electrical costs.


SOURCE:

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/towns/beverage-snack-vending-machines-to-be-installed-in-dozens-of-lirr-stations-1.8925683