GHAZIABAD (Metro Rail News): The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has tied up with Paytm Payments Bank Limited for which they will work with a tech firm to develop an automatic fare collection (AFC) system RRTS between Delhi and Meerut. NCRTC had awarded Paytm Payments Bank Ltd. the 82.15 km Delhi–Meerut RRTS Line‘s AFC system (Package 26B) in March.
According to the NCRTC officials the Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor will have AFC system and QR code tickets for commuters. This fare collection system enables passengers to use their contactless credit or debit cards, mobile wallets issued by their banks for payment of their journeys while travelling via RRTS.
NCRTC official also informed that the commuters will also be able to use any National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) which is issued by any Metro or Transport Authority, or financial institution in the country.
As per this system which according to the officials is very safe and reliable, the new-age digital mobility requirements will be integrated with mobile apps, websites, closed and open-loop payments solutions, and public information kiosks cum transaction terminals.