Mobile app RZD Passengers for iOS platform now uses Apple Pay technology
The Russian Railways' official app for mobile phones, RZD Passengers for iOS, has
now added the option to pay for tickets using Apple Pay technology. A similar solution
has already implemented on the site of OJSC Russian Railways.
The payment technology for the site and mobile applications is provided by the
VTB Group (VTB24 bank and multicard processing company).
The free mobile app RZD Passengers is available in the online application store
AppStore and enables passengers to buy tickets and find out the timetable for long
There is no charge or commission for buying tickets.
The app also enables passengers to buy tickets for bonus points, track their bonus
accounts, buy and apply transport cards and store their electronic tickets.
Additional options are also available, such as navigation inside railway station
buildings, which is currently available at 9 Moscow stations, displaying announcements
about timetable changes and frequently asked questions (FAQs).
Similar applications have already been developed for the other popular mobile platforms
Windows Mobile and Android, which are available in the online app stores Windows Store
and Google Play).
The total number of users of all such applications exceeds 785,000.
At the request of users leaving feedback in the app store, the apps are now being
Thus, in RZD Passengers for the iOS platform, the payment confirmation mechanism
has been updated, stability improved, and the possibility to use Apple Pay payment
New options will be integrated in future versions, for example, the ability to
use Android Pay technology when purchasing for tickets.