NS says testers react well to using NFC bank cards on trains

Friday 24 May 2019 | 15:33 CET | News
The trial testing the use of NFC bank cards for ticketing on Dutch trains seems to be going well, according to Dutch railway operator NS. Trials are taking place on the Leiden-The Hague line. About 1,000 people have been testing the system since January, with with their bank or credit card. The trial will continue this summer.

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Companies: ABN AMRO / MasterCard / Visa
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