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AFC ecosystem overview.

Understand all the various technologies, parties and players in the Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) ecosystem.

[TRTRA10] AFC ecosystem overview.

Course overview

This introductory level training course provides a basic understanding of the concepts and players involved in Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) systems for newcomers to the Fare Collection world.


  • Understand the basic terminology and technologies.

  • Learn the history of AFC in transport.

  • Introduce the AFC ecosystem and the need for AFC systems.

  • Understand the various types of AFC systems.

  • Introduce the current state of play and global trends in the AFC world.

Key topics

  • Terminology and technologies and history of AFC systems.

  • AFC ecosystem and need for AFC systems.

  • Types of AFC systems (Closed, Open, CBT, ABT, Mobile, etc.)

  • The future of AFC systems.



Introduction to AFC systems

  • Terminology and definitions.

  • History of AFC.

  • The AFC ecosystem.

  • The need for AFC Systems.


Types of AFC systems

  • Closed loop.

  • Open loop.

  • Hybrid (Closed + Open).

  • Card-Based Ticketing (CBT).

  • Account-Based Ticketing (ABT).

  • Mobile ticketing.

  • New technologies and global trends.

Course details


1 day.


10 max.


Stakeholders, management and staff members requiring an initial understanding of AFC systems.



Training pack

It includes a binder, notebook, pen, USB key and your official certificate.

Added benefits

Stay in contact with your Fime trainer, following your session for continued support and insight. 

Be part of Fime’s trainee community and stay up to date with the latest technological developments.

Receive an official Fime certificate to recognize your participation.


For any specific requests, please contact us.

Détails de la formation


1 jour.

Effectif plancher / plafond

Entre 3 et 10 participants max.


Les acteurs de la billetterie dans le transport, les membres de la direction et le personnel envisageant de mettre en œuvre un système AFC.




Ranald Freestone / Sylvain Hélaine

Référent pédagogique

Claude Gilquin
+33 6 83 89 18 84

Référent handicap

Claude Gilquin
+33 6 83 89 18 84

Kit de formation

Il comprend un classeur avec les supports de formation imprimés, un bloc-notes, un stylo, une clé USB et votre certificat.

Avantages complémentaires

Après votre formation, restez en contact avec votre intervenant pour bénéficier de conseils et d'autres informations. 

Faites partie de la communauté Fime sur les réseaux sociaux et suivez les dernières évolutions technologiques.

Recevez un certificat pour valider votre participation.


1000 euros HT par personne et par jour (prix public).


Evaluation formative et sommative. 


Download our flyer to get the detailed program.

Dedicated training course

To organize a dedicated training session in your premises for your staff only, please request a quote.

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