According to the person in charge, the pilot of e-ticket began in Hainan high-speed rail around the island in November 2018, and expanded to four high-speed rail intercity rail pilot projects from Shanghai to Nanjing, Chengdu to Chongqing, Guangzhou to Zhuhai (West of Zhanjiang), Kunming to Dali to Lijiang in July 2019. After the fourth quarter of 2019, the implementation of e-ticket was promoted in a large area in Chinas high-speed rail and intercity lines, and on April 29, 2020, the inland high-speed rail and urban rail were realized The e-ticket of the international railway is fully covered. The promotion of e-ticket has gone through the application tests of various periods, lines, regions and scenes, such as spring and summer transportation, small and long holidays, peak passenger flow in golden week, etc., the system is safe and stable in operation, the passenger experience is good, and rich technical reserves and practical experience have been accumulated, laying a solid foundation for the implementation of the general railway.
According to the person in charge, combined with the implementation experience of high-speed railway e-ticket, the railway department actively carried out the preparatory work for the implementation of general speed railway e-ticket, and carried out a series of preparatory work such as scheme formulation, software research and development, equipment debugging, network reinforcement, rule formulation, personnel training, etc. After three months of preparation, in the early morning of June 20, the electronic ticket system of general speed railway was successfully switched in one time.