Fujitsu and Ingenico team up to improve UK’s rail ticketing

Ingenico has announced a collaboration with Fujitsu to upgrade its UK rail ticketing systems to improve contactless payment facilities for passengers.

The solutions from Ingenico will aim to improve both the payment experience of rail passengers by offering a contactless option and also ensuring that payments are fully secure.

As part of the collaboration, Ingenico is supplying Fujitsu with around 1,400 iPP320 contactless PINPads and Axis, which securely manages payment transactions from the point of sale to the transaction acquirer by providing full PCI DSS compliance for all manned kiosk and telesales ticketing solutions.

Jose Luis Arias, Managing Director, Ingenico Northern Europe and Iberia, commented: “Through its STAR ticketing system, Fujitsu has taken the lead in providing the transport industry with a cutting edge payment solution which has improved the passenger travel experience and provided bottom line benefits for its customers.  We’re delighted to be working with such a leader in its field. The transport industry has been looking for PCI approved payment solutions for a long time and we are confident that our collaboration with Fujitsu can show the way.”

Paul Patterson, Executive Director at Fujitsu, said: “Enabling rail companies to keep up with the latest technology is key to enhancing the customer experience. Contactless payment technology will allow these companies to increase the quality and speed of its service and ensure customers’ data, while our collaboration with Ingenico will ensure that their data is protected to the highest standard.”

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