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The Tashkent metro says goodbye to plastic tokens. From December 1, their acceptance as payment will be discontinued, the Podrobno.uz correspondent reports.
“In connection with the introduction of an automated system for paying for public transport fares, we would like to inform you that from December 1, 2021, the Tashkent metro will stop accepting tokens for travel. All stations of the Tashkent metro are equipped with stationary validators that allow making payments via NFC, as well as accepting QR-code tickets. transport and bank cards “, – noted in the metropolitan” subway “.
According to ATTO, a company that issues unified transport cards, by the end of 2021, almost 50% of passengers switched to non-cash payments for travel in public transport.