fare collection

SWEDISH open-access inter-city operator MTR Express has filed a complaint against SJ with the Swedish Competition Authority claiming the incumbent operator is abusing its dominant position in the market by…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) announced on January 30 that it has selected Amadeus IT Group for a contract to deliver a new international distribution system with the aim of improving…
HELSINKI Regional Transport (HSL) is claiming a world first with the launch of an open retail platform which enables anyone anywhere to purchase tickets for retail sale.
THE Belgian city of Antwerp has announced plans to pilot Mobility as a Service (MaaS), which brings public transport, taxis, bike hire, and car sharing together in a single subscription-based…
VIRGIN Trains East Coast has launched a new smartphone app which enables passengers to bid for last-minute upgrades for first-class seats.
BANGKOK Expressway Metro and C H Karnchang have awarded a contract to Thales to provide an automatic fare collection system for two extensions to the Blue Line which will have…
SINGAPORE Land Transport Authority (LTA) and its Transitlink fare collection subsidiary TransitLink announced on August 11 that they are working towards the total elimination of cash payments on the island’s…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has begun testing a new app-based fare verification system which eliminates the need for onboard ticket checks.
THALES signed two fare collection contracts covering 19 new Cairo metro stations at a ceremony held on June 10 in the presence of Egypt’s transport minister Mr Hesham Arafat.
ONLINE travel company Expedia announced on May 11 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in British rail ticketing and distribution specialist SilverRail Technologies.
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