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Netherlands abolishes paper train tickets THE Netherlands became one of the first countries to switch completely to contactless smartcard fare collection on July 8, when paper tickets were abolished on the mainline network after 175 years.
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METROPOLITAN Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (Marta) has selected Kapsch TrafficCom, Austria, to design, develop, implement, support, and maintain a turnkey regional mobile ticketing system covering the authority’s nearly 80.5km of metro lines and more than...
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TRAVELLERS in Switzerland will soon be able to access the entire public transport system using electronic tickets distributed via a new smartphone app with payment taken at the conclusion of the journey under the post-price...
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BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) says that it is planning measures to improve ticketing information for passengers and make it easier for people to choose the best value fare for their journey. DfT has been working...
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THALES has entered into exclusive negotiations with Latour Capital, a private equity firm, with a view to selling its transport ticketing and revenue collection, road tolling and car park management business. Thales says the divestment plan,...
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IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: German Rail (DB), French National Railways (SNCF) and Italian State Railways (FS) have agreed to establish a permanent governance structure for the exchange of timetable and fares data.The Telematics Applications for...

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