NEC implements Automatic Bus Fare Collection System for Surat BRT
- Eases mobility for city commuters -
Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 2018– NEC Technologies India, together with NEC Corporation, today announced the implementation of an Automatic Bus Fare Collection System in the city of Surat. Surat Smart City Development Ltd. (SSCDL), under Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC), awarded this contract to NEC in May 2017. Phase 1 of the Automatic Bus Fare System, including cash-based QR ticketing in approximately 300 city buses using Hand Held Ticketing (HHT) machines and a Mobile App called Surat Sitilink, was launched in October 2017. Now, phase 2 of the implementation features RuPay-based smart card fare payment being made operational in the city's 195 BRT stations and 650 city buses.
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