Mumbai, February 7, 2019 – The Automated Fare Collection system for Mumbai Metro Lines running from Dahisar to DN Nagar Metro-2A, DN Nagar to Mankhurd Metro-2B and Andheri (East) to Dahisar (East) Metro-7 corridors will be provided by the consortium of M/s.Datamatics Global Services Limited (DGSL) and AEP Ticketing solutions S.R.L, Italy (AEP).
A letter of acceptance has been issued to the consortium by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).
“The ticketing system for the Mumbai Metro should be implemented taking into consideration the ease of use for the commuters of the city. At the same time it should be state-of-the-art technology supporting future of the growing metro network and upcoming fare media technologies.” said Mr. R. A. Rajeev, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA.
“Over the years, Automated Fare Collection (AFC) has been the focus area for Datamatics and over the last 25 years, the company has been instrumental in successfully executing over 25 marquee projects in the tier 1 metropolitan cities across the globe including Sydney, Hong Kong, London, Chicago, Melbourne, etc.
“We are headquartered in Mumbai and obviously are proud to serve Mumbai’s Metro project”, said Dr. Lalit S. Kanodia, Chairman, Datamatics.
Present on the occasion were Sanjay Waghmare Director (Systems), Metro PIU, MMRDA; O. P. Nebhnani, Officer on Special Duty(S&T), Metro PIU MMRDA; Dr. Lalit Kanodia, Chairman, DGSL; Rahul Kanodia, Vice Chairman & CEO – DGSL; Sanjeev Subhedar, EVP and Global Head Engineering Services and other senior officials from MMRDA and DGSL.
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