The Automated Fare Collection (AFC) System for commuter rail is a model solution for the Russian Federation and CIS countries. AFC technology is developed on the foundations of advanced technical, technological and organizational solutions, adapted for use in the territory of the Russian Federation and the CIS countries.
Solves the challenges of:
Restricting free entry to and exit from the commuter train platforms
Ensuring correct fares are paid
Automated accounting of ticketing and passengers on the commuter trains apron
The AFC uses magnetic stripe cards (magnetic tickets) and contactless smart cards that meet the requirements of international standards.
AFC System comprises:
Station System includes:
- Points of Sale
- Turnstiles and Validators
- Station LAN
Station controller and automated workstation for the dispatcher.