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Tickets can now be paid over the phone

September 19 2007

RZD starts to introduce new technologies to pay for travel on trains and long-distance trains. It is expected that the new system by the end of 2007 will be operated on 125 stations and stops nine railroads.

Passengers will be able to support travel by means of bank cards, make travel arrangements for electronic plastic cards and book tickets for long distance trains from using cell phones, and will also be an automated control and accounting system for passenger traffic, the press service of the company.

To facilitate and automate the monitoring of travel, special portable devices for registration and registration of travel in the trains. This portable biletopechatayuschaya machine, a device for reading information from digital maps.

And for long-distance trains creates a transactional self-service terminal for processing travel and ticket reservation system using mobile phones.

On the eve of the new technologies were demonstrated at the Center for Innovative Technologies president of JSC "RZD" Vladimir Yakunin and chairman of the board of Sberbank of Russia Andrei Kazmin. Reports

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