Trial operation of e-tickets in metro to end by the end of February, says Transport Minister

The trial operation of the e-ticket in the Athens metro will be completed by the end of February, stated Instrastructures and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis on Tuesday.

Speaking to the public broacaster ERT, Spirtzis said that over 400,000 personalised plastic cards have been sold with the new system while only 250,000 cards were sold with the old system.

The minister clarified that the tender for the new electronic payment satellite system of tolls on motorways will be held within the first three months of 2018. The new status will be implemented in some motorways until the end of 2018, he added.