BLIC to provide consultancy support on electronic ticketing to the City of Bishkek

Press release

The Consortium of BLIC GmbH and a Hamburg-based management consultancy Synergica GmbH has won the international tender, issued by EBRD and the City of Bishkek, and has been awarded the contract to provide consultancy services on introduction of a modern E-Ticketing system for Bishkek public transport bus system.

Gustav Thiesing (Project Manager BLIC) and Gennadi A. Militzkiy, Head of Bishkek Trolleybus Department, after signing the contract.

Located in Central Asia, Bishkek is the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic and has 1.2m inhabitants. The two municipally owned trolleybus and bus companies operate on 29 lines with approx. 600 vehicles and transport over 60m passengers every year.

To support the public transport companies the Consortium will elaborate a scalable E-Ticketing system concept, prepare the procurement procedure for the system delivery and operation and support the city during the implementation phase.

The contract between the City of Bishkek and BLIC was signed on 14th May 2013 in Bishkek City Hall in presence of the Permanent Representative of the German Ambassador.

The project will be implemented over the period of 26 months and the Consortium team mem-bers will be regularly working on-site.