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TfWM sets out next steps for Swift and contactless ticketing


Andrew Forster
03 February 2017
Smart ticketing in the conurbations
Source: TfWM, Urban Transport Group
Smart ticketing in the conurbations Source: TfWM, Urban Transport Group


Transport for the West Midlands (TfWM) has appointed consultants to prepare a roadmap for the introduction of contactless ticketing across all public transport in the conurbation.

PA Consulting Group will set a vision; review available back office facilities (including Transport for London’s); estimate the costs and benefits of contactless; and develop a delivery timeline. 

TfWM wants the system to have a capping facility, whereby the user would be charged the cheapest fare based on...

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