Contactless system of payment cards in land transport was presented in Nizhny Novgorod

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, September 14. /TASS/. Contactless payment system Bank cards in public transport presented in Nizhny Novgorod. The presentation took place on Thursday at the sidelines of the city’s sixth international business summit, reports TASS.

“And now cards the WORLD that are active in the payroll run will also be possible to use in surface and underground transport. Ground [transportation] we have [in Nizhny Novgorod] maximum usable. I am happy that today we can proudly say that we are the first city where this is done. In Nizhny Novgorod was able to quickly, efficiently and so it is convenient to do”, – told reporters the head of the Nizhny Novgorod Elizabeth Solonenko.

To pay with contactless technologies in the Nizhny Novgorod municipal ground transport on September 14. The same system of payment was introduced in April this year in the metro and the cable car that connects the Nizhny Novgorod and Bor.

The project was implemented at PJSC Sberbank, in cooperation with MasterCard international payment system and the Nizhny Novgorod company “an”, the operator of the fare collection system.

VI international business summit is held on the grounds of the Nizhny Novgorod fair, the summit includes more than 70 conferences, with the participation of 12 thousand people from 37 subjects of the Russian Federation and 28 countries. The main idea of the summit – the formation of effective business development strategies and business environment. The government of Nizhny Novgorod region plans to sign agreements on realization of investment projects of almost 28 billion roubles.