In Kiev are testing contactless payment in trams

В Киеве тестируют бесконтактную оплату проезда в трамваях

Directions to the trams do in metro

The project was launched at Troeschinskom the light rail line.

Metropolitan municipal enterprise Kyivpastrans, the Corporation and savings Bank MasterCard has launched a contactless fare payment by credit card Troeschinskogo the light rail line. This was reported on the official website of the Kyiv city state administration.

As the Deputy head of the KSCA Dmitry Davtyan, on the stage of completion equipment contactless payment system in the seven stations of the line, which in the test mode, every day uses about 200 passengers.

“Modern electronic fare collection system, which we implement in the city will only allow using your Bank card with the PayPass application to move in all modes of transport quickly and easily. And to us, to work more effectively, such a system would provide an opportunity to evaluate the actual turnover, number of beneficiaries and to understand the pattern of congestion of routes”, – said Davtyan.

The same system is already installed on the funicular. It also operates at 12 light rail stations the street line. The future plans of Kyivpastrans to realize the possibility of payment by Bank card, with contactless PayPass application in an urban train.

“By implementing such systems, we methodically planned and moving towards the full implementation of the single electronic ticket to Kiev. It is also important that the system is contactless payment application PayPass card will be especially convenient for guests of the city”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA.

We will remind, the Polish company PESA Bydgoszcz has won the bidding for the supply of low-floor trams to the Kyivpastrans.