Deutsche Bahn to cancel its 'Touch &Travel' ticketing system

Tuesday 22 March 2016 | 11:30 CET | News
Deutsche Bahn has announced that it is to cancel its "Touch &Travel" ticketing systems by the end of the year, because of low customer take-up, nahverkehrhamburg.de reports. The functionality behind the system will still be used by DB's regional providers in their own applications, however. "Touch &Travel" has 100,000 registered customers.

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