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Chiltern Railways To Trial Beacon Technology For Fares

  • The Drum, Tuesday, August 30, 2016 6:59 AM
A train company will experiment with automatic fare payments that detect when passengers board and leave their journey. Beacon technology will use Bluetooth frequencies to communicate with passengers' smartphones, establishing the fee they will be debited by the day's end. Chiltern Railways, owned by Arriva, will trial the transactions for 12 months on its London to Birmingham line.

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