Smart Ticketing - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 10 February 2017 /
Recent research initiated by the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) has found that passengers buying train tickets from ticket machines often paid more than was necessary and some were even at risk of a penalty fare.
Rail industry news / 1 February 2017 /
An overhaul of rail fares is to be trailed by UK rail companies to provide passengers with clearer, simpler ticket choices.
Rail industry news / 19 January 2017 /
Chiltern Railways has announced it is partnering with SilverRail Technologies in the development and pilot for ticket free travel.
Regular European Railway Review blogger Graham Ellis discusses the impact of the industry embracing new technologies and the resulting benefits for rail passengers…
Rail industry news / 13 December 2016 /
The Department for Transport (DfT) together with Which?, the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) and Transport Focus develop an action plan for information on rail fares and ticketing.
Rail industry news / 7 December 2016 /
Operator Southeastern has launched its smart ticketing initiative. The Key has been rolled-out as part of the government’s plans for smart card ticketing.
Rail industry news / 21 November 2016 /
Thales has revealed it has entered into exclusive negotiations to sell its ticketing and revenue collection business for transport operators.
Rail industry news / 31 October 2016 /
Swiss national rail operator SBB has announced the digital currency Bitcoin will soon become available to purchase at all station ticket machines as part of a two year trial.
Railway Extra / 28 October 2016 /
Bjørn Wahlsten, CEO of Rejsekort, takes a look at what makes the Rejsekort system work, as well as its future initiatives…
Railway Extra / 21 October 2016 /
In this article Crister Fritzson, Chief Executive Officer and President of SJ AB, shares some insights into the history of Sweden’s oldest and largest train operator; its recent developments and plans for the future…
Rail industry news / 5 October 2016 /
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has issued findings of its retail market review which looked at how rail tickets are sold to passengers in the UK.
Rail industry news / 23 September 2016 /
Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP has welcomed acceptance of the Swift card multimodal smart ticketing solution on the West Midlands rail network.