Moscow Metro Expands Test of ‘Virtual Troika’ in Pays Wallets, as It Continues to Develop Digital-Payments Services

Hand with virtual Troika card at Moscow Metro gate.
Moscow Metro is recruiting more users to test its “Virtual Troika” card in two NFC wallets, those supporting Google Pay and Samsung Pay, as one of the world’s largest subway operators continues to seek more ways for its customers to pay for rides....

Moscow Metro Expands Large Test of ‘Face Pay’ to More Lines; Rollout Expected as Early as Next Month

Moscow Metro said today it has increased the number of lines supporting a large test of its “Face Pay” service to more than half of its total lines. The metro system, one of the largest in the world, remains on track to roll out the service across the...
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Moscow Joint Venture Launches Test of Mobile POS, as It Seeks to Further Expand Reach of Closed-Loop Troika

Moscow Tap-to-Pay app
A joint venture of the Moscow city government and state-owned Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, has launched a test of a mobile-POS app for bus drivers to use to accept fare payments from the closed-loop Troika card along with contactless bank cards and NFC...
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Moscow to Test Mobility-as-a-Service Platform that will Include Use of Contactless Payments

Moscow Central Circle fast train
The Moscow Department of Transport has announced it is launching a test of its planned “MultiTransport” mobility-as-a-service platform, which will enable users to plan and pay for rides on the Moscow Metro and other public transit, along with taxis. The...
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Major Transit Agency to Test Virtual Closed-Loop Cards with Google Pay

Hand holding smartphone with virtual Troika card at gate.
Moscow Metro is launching a trial of a virtual version of its closed-loop Troika card that will be added to the Google Pay wallet, the agency announced Wednesday. [...]

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