China to pilot E-ticket for high-speed trains

China Plus Published: 2018-07-08 17:25:13
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China is about to pilot E-ticket in some of its high-speed lines by the end of this year, reports the China News Service.

A high-speed train in China. [File Photo: IC]

A high-speed train in China. [File Photo: IC]

Planned to debut later this year, the trial may reportedly allow passengers to directly check in by swiping their ID cards or mobile phones, without needing a paper ticket.

People can now buy high-speed trains tickets online, but they still have to pick up a paper ticket for station check-in.

The "paperless ticket move" is expected to see a nationwide promotion next year.

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