Auto fare collection (AFC) system is a passenger-oriented platform that is able to provide barrier-free transfer and One-Ticket-For-All service in the rail transit network of Beijing. Consistency in AFC systems of all lines is an important condition for a new line to be put into operation. In December, Rail Transit Command Center and the operating unit jointly organized the relevant work: upgrade of the existing line, functional test of the new line, test of fare collection in new and existing lines as a network. With the efforts of all parties, the problems found in the test were solved. The successful test marked the new line AFC system met the opening requirements.
Date: January 18, 2012