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Microchip metro cards to be sold from March 1

25 February 2006 [09:06] - TODAY.AZ
Microchip cards will be sold in all offices of the Baku Metro starting from March 1.

Hypothecation price of microchip cards will be AZN 2, APA reports.

It will be possible to load unlimited amount of passes each of 5 kopecks into the microchip card.

64 turnstiles produced by the Lot Company of Ukraine have been installed in the Metro stations so far for transition to the microchip card system. 132 more turnstiles will be purchased from that Company this year.

The total cost of the contract providing purchase, installation, software support of turnstiles is about $2 million. Purchasing of 1 turnstile costs the Baku Metro approximately $5-6 thousand.

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