February 07, 2018, Andalusia, Spain |
Almeria’s Transport Consortium awards SICE a contract to refurbish ticketing systems in every urban bus in Andalusia. It includes more than a thousand on-board equipment and management systems in the Andalusian’ Metropolitan Transport Consortium network.
This project is a part of the large technological commitment aimed at adapting and implementing the new travel document for the Transport Consortium. This card is safer and has more memory capacity. This technological change implies full refurbishment for the on-board equipment on buses. There will be a period where the current travel document and the new one be valid.
The ticketing system includes 49 units for managing systems in transport operators, 89 cancelling units (support equipment for the ticketing machines allowing tickets transactions on contactless chip cards and other supports included in the appropriate system) and 1,000 vending machines. The latter provide an interface between the cancellation system and the driver so the following actions are performed:
SICE's technological solution includes the required hardware and software integrating the Ticketing System, fleet monitoring and the User Information System into a single application tailored to the needs of every operator.