Denmark’s national smartcard takes shape

30 June 2008  •  Author(s): James Abbott, Technical Editor

In an interview with Eurotransport’s Technical Editor, James Abbott, Hans Holmgren, Technical Director of Rejsekort A/S, explains the current status of the smartcard project and how it will be implemented to streamline passenger journeys in Denmark.

Denmark’s new national public transport smartcard, the Rejsekort, is due to enter pilot operation later this year in a test area in the southern part of Zealand. This will be the beginning of a national roll-out that will see the card extended to the capital, Copenhagen, next year. In 2010/11 it is planned to extend the card to cover the Öresund region, which includes part of southern Sweden.

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