All Ticketing articles – Page 3

  • Mikroelektronika has supplied the onboard ticket vending machines.
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    Praha introduces on-board tram ticket vending machines

    2019-05-06T07:00:00Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: On-board ticket sales were introduced across the Praha tram fleet on April 26, following several months of trials on selected trams. A ticket vending machine has been fitted to each tram, with the Škoda Transportation 14T trams each having two TVMs. Passengers can purchase full-priced and concessionary ...

  • Rambus Ticketing Managing Director Russell McCullagh says that ticketing in the UK bus and metro sectors has been ‘revolutionised’ by technology.
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    Rambus and Worldline join up the journey

    2019-02-07T08:00:00Z

    TICKETING: Smart ticketing offers a ‘real opportunity to join up the journey’, according to Russell McCullagh, Managing Director of Rambus Ticketing. Ticketing in the UK bus and metro sectors has been ‘revolutionised’ by technology in recent years, and the national rail network is now a key sector for development. ...

  • Regular users of seven stations on the route between Leiden and Den Haag can express interest in the participating in the trial, which is scheduled to get underway in late January and run for six months.
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    NS to test contactless card payment

    2019-01-09T12:24:41Z

    NETHERLANDS: National passenger operator NS is to test the use of contactless bank card payment as an alternative to the OV-chipkaart national multimodal transport smart card. NS said using a bank or credit card for travel was a ‘logical and easy’ choice for many people, as they would not need ...

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    Paris regional smart ticketing contract awarded

    2018-12-21T06:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Paris regional transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités has selected a consortium of payment technology company Worldline and digital platform supplier Conduent to implement its Smart Navigo ticketing programme. The authority aims to begin rolling out new ticketing products from 2019, gradually replacing paper tickets with contactless technology. It will become ...

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    Oyster and contactless payment to be extended further outside London

    2018-12-05T10:17:14Z

    UK: Acceptance of Oyster and contactless payment is to be extended to Hertford North and Epsom next year, Rail Minister Andrew Jones announced on November 30. Ticket barriers will be modified to accept Oyster and contactless cards at Epsom, Cuffley, Bayford and Hertford North early next year. Stations up ...

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    Contactless payment arrives on Sydney Trains

    2018-12-05T08:00:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: The open payment ticketing trial in Sydney was expanded on November 27 to include the Sydney Trains network and NSW Train Link services that accept Opal cards. Transport for New South Wales began a contactless ticketing trial on the Manly Ferry service in July 2017 using open payment ...

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    Mobile ticketing is coming to Madrid

    2018-11-13T15:00:02Z

    SPAIN: Bus operator EMT Madrid plans to launch a 12-month mobile ticketing pilot on its Airport Express bus route from the first quarter of 2019. The ticketing app will be based on Masabi’s Justride software platform and will use Mastercard payment technology. Santander will act as the acquiring bank ...

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    Contactless payment guidance published

    2018-10-16T14:29:00Z

    USA: Cross-industry body the US Payments Forum has published guidance developed by its Transit Contactless Open Payments Working Committee which is designed to assist transport agencies with the implementation of EMV contactless open payments. Transit Contactless Open Payments: Technical Solution for Pay As You Go is the second use ...

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    San Francisco fare collection to be modernised

    2018-09-12T13:00:00Z

    USA: San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission has selected Cubic Transportation Systems as preferred bidder to modernise its Clipper fare collection system. Cubic currently operates the regional fare collection system, which covers 22 transport agencies. The modernisation includes the introduction of mobile ticketing as part of an app that will ...

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    Contactless ticketing rolled out across Milano metro

    2018-07-09T07:00:00Z

    ITALY: Milano transport operator ATM introduced account-based contactless bank card ticketing across the metro network on June 29. All 113 stations are now equipped with card readers at ticket gates that accept MasterCard and Visa contactless bank cards. Fares are valid for 90 min after touching in, so can ...

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    Contactless ticketing tests begin on Milano metro

    2018-05-23T13:02:56Z

    ITALY: Milano transport operator ATM started testing account-based contactless bank card ticketing at a metro station on May 14, making it the first such application in Italy. SIA has supplied the technology, which has been installed at Loreto station on Line M1; Ingenico has supplied the card reader. Contactless ...

  • Scheidt & Bachmann is supplying Rhätische Bahn with 97 replacement ticket vending machines.
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    Rhätische Bahn replaces ticket machines

    2018-04-03T06:00:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Scheidt & Bachmann is supplying Rhätische Bahn with 97 replacement ticket vending machines offering similar functionality to those used by Swiss Federal Railways. Passengers can select German, French, Italian and English language options. The TVMs can provide bank notes as well as coins in change for cash payments, and ...

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    Contactless payment comes to Dijon

    2018-03-28T07:56:20Z

    FRANCE: Dijon Métropole and public transport operator Keolis announced the launch of contactless bank card payment on the city’s trams on March 27. The technology has been supplied by Visa, Worldline and Natixis Payment Solutions, with the support of regional development bank Caisse d’Epargne de Bourgogne Franche-Comté. A ...

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    Contactless payment to be rolled out to Sydney light rail

    2018-03-12T13:33:42Z

    AUSTRALIA: Cubic Transportation Systems is to expand its open payment trial in Sydney to include light rail and the entire ferry network, the company announced on March 12. Transport for New South Wales began a contactless ticketing trial on the Manly Ferry service in July 2017 using open payment ...

  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has selected Cubic Transportation Systems and John Laing as preferred bidder for a PPP contract to design, supply and operate a multimodal fare payment system.
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    MBTA’s CharlieCard to be replaced under PPP contract

    2017-11-21T15:33:04Z

    USA: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has selected Cubic Transportation Systems and John Laing as preferred bidder for a PPP contract to design, supply and operate a multimodal fare payment system. This will include account-based ticketing with mobile and contactless bank card options, as well as dedicated fare media for those ...

  • Transport for London has awarded Cubic Transport Systems a three-year extension to its revenue collection services contract.
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    Cubic touches in to extended London ticketing contract

    2017-11-17T11:58:28Z

    UK: Transport for London has awarded Cubic Transport Systems a three-year extension to its revenue collection services contract, which covers the operation and maintenance of the multi-modal Oyster smart card and contactless ticketing systems. The deal announced on November 16 is worth US$185m, and means that Cubic will now manage ...

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    New York to get London-style fare collection system

    2017-10-26T14:47:05Z

    USA: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has selected Cubic Transportation Systems to supply an account-based fare collection system to replace the current MetroCard. The $539·5m contract, which is subject to finalisation, includes the supply of fare validators and ticket vending machines for 472 Subway stations and 6 000 buses ...

  • The Thessaloniki metro is under construction and due to open in 2020.
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    Indra awarded Thessaloniki metro ticketing contract

    2017-10-19T15:00:12Z

    GREECE: Indra has won a contract to supply an automated fare collection system for the metro line under construction in Thessaloniki. Indra will supply equipment including ticket vending machines and gates for the 13 stations on the line due to open in 2020. It is envisaged that there ...

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    Minsk metro contactless ticketing pilot goes live

    2017-09-22T08:42:16Z

    BELARUS: A contactless bank card ticketing pilot started on the Minsk metro on September 19. A ticket gate at Ploshcha Lenina station on Line 1 has been fitted with a contactless card and NFC reader, which currently accepts Visa cards. The metro intends to extend acceptance to MasterCard cards ...

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    TfL launches mobile ticketing app

    2017-09-07T13:32:54Z

    UK: Transport for London launched the TfL Mobile Ticketing App on September 7 for Android and Apple smart phones and tablets. The app allows Oyster card users to top up their cards, manage their accounts and view journey histories. Pay-as-you-go balance top-ups and season tickets can be purchased through ...