Brisbane becomes the latest city to deploy Transport for London’s contactless fares system

< img data-attachment-id= 42766 data-permalink= data-orig-file="" data-orig-size= 900,506 data-comments-opened= 1 data-image-meta=' " aperture":" 0"," credit":""," video camera":""," caption ":""," created_timestamp ": "0"," copyright": ""," focal_length ":" 0 "," iso": "0"," shutter_speed ":" 0"," title": ""," orientation":" 1 "' data-image-title= visa_contactless data-image-description data-medium-file ="" data-large-file="" src=" "alt width= 900 height =506 data-recalc-dims= 1 > Image: Visa London’s contactless fares system is travelling Down Under after transport payments firm Cubic was chosen by the Queensland

Department of Transport to provide a new ticketing system for the state.Cubic has a licensing arrangement with Transportation for London which enables it to deploy essential parts of the back workplace code, including fare computation and customer accounts, established in-house by TfL for its own contactless bus, Tube and Overground ticketing system.TfL chose

to code the system in-house after an evaluation of commercial solutions concluded that none would offer the very same versatility or value for money.The agency

‘s deal with Cubic deserves up to ₤ 15m for the London taxpayer, all which will be re-invested into the capital’s transportation network.The Queensland deal follows effective bids by Cubic which will see it upgrade ticketing systems in New york city and< a href= > Boston. In London,< a href= > majority of all Tube and rail pay as you go journeys are now paid for using contactless debit and credit cards, or digital wallet services such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.( adsbygoogle= window.adsbygoogle|| []