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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

  • 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.

Dedicated training course

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

Course Calendar
Where From To Duration Price (per person)
Bangaluru, India May 10, 2021 May 11, 2021 28.0 hours 600.00 USD
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