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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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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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NORTHERN Ireland’s infrastructure minister Mr Chris Hazzard announced on September 6 that Parkeon has been appointed primary supplier to design and deliver the £45m Translink Future Ticketing System (TFTS). The integrated system will introduce ePurse smartcard...
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THE Australian state of Victoria has signed a seven-year, $A 700m ($US 525m) contract with NTT Data for the continued operation of its myki smart card public transport ticketing system that covers Melbourne and many...

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