Rush hour in Shanghai Metro: An average 10 million people relied on the system, the world’s biggest, during weekdays in 2017. Photo: Zigor Aldama

World’s largest subway system goes cashless as Shanghai Metro adopts QR code

Shanghai’s subway, carrying more passengers every day than the population of Hong Kong, will begin using QR code this weekend, allowing commuters to pay via Alipay or China UnionPay.

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Rush hour in Shanghai Metro: An average 10 million people relied on the system, the world’s biggest, during weekdays in 2017. Photo: Zigor Aldama
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