Lyon opens up to Worldline payment

The payment service provider Worldline is launching its contactless Open Payment solution on the Lyon public transport network for the transport agency Sytral Mobilités.

The largest of the six projects where Worldline is deploying the product in France, the company has worked with Caisse d’Epargne Rhône-Alpes to offer validation and control equipment, a central system and a fully secure payment chain certified by the CB, Visa and Mastercard. diets.

The TCL Bankcard service is based on the Worldline Open Payment WL Tap 2 Use solution and more than 4,000 Yoval validators on more than 100 bus lines, 7 tram lines, 4 metro lines and 2 funiculars, as well as the parking service Lyon Region relay.

Users don’t need to register or download an app – they just tap to complete their journey.

The system consolidates them throughout the day to calculate the best fare, made up either of single tickets or of a maximum daily amount capped beyond three journeys.

A user portal allows travelers to obtain proof of expense reports.

Jean Chaussade, Sytral’s deputy director of facilities and heritage, praised the partners: “Thanks to their concerted efforts, occasional travelers to the Lyon metropolitan area and visitors now have a new, particularly simple means of accessing its public transport network.

Aurélien Barbier-Accary, Director of Worldline MTS France, said: “Open Payment has been a great success wherever it has launched and we have seen up to 45% in ticket unit revenue at one of our customers.

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