What is a Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System?

Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) system are deployed in public transit network, to allow collection of fare through the use of stored value smart cards by passengers. By the automation of this important function “fare collection’, the operators are able to reduce total cost of ownership and increase profitability.

ABACICARD (ABACI KART SANAYI ve TICARET AS) is a supplier of RFID cards required for the implementation of a Automatic Fare Collection System.

Typical implementation of "Automatic Fare Collection" system using AFC devices used with plastic or paper RFID contactless cards