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With the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union - LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611

Contactless wristband tickets for Euro 2016

Transport operators have invented lot of ways for smart tickets integration. Mobile phones and smart cards consist ways for implementation smart ticketing in transport.

For the purposes of Euro 2016 France invented one new way for intergrading smart ticketing. From now on people can be transferred in Lille with a contactless wristband. Guests can buy this wristband from any Transpole kiosk and they can use use Lille metro, tram and bus networks till the end of Euro 2016.

Wristband based on the Calypso international contactless ticketing standard.

Source: Railwaygazette

The LIFE GYM [LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611] project is co-funded by the LIFE programme, the EU financial instrument for the environment.


The sole responsibility for the content of this report lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union. Neither the EASME nor the European Commission are responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.


Start Date: 15 September 2015 – Duration: 35 months

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