Swiss Rail Stations Will Sell Bitcoins at Ticket Machines

By Timothy Sohn Oct 31, 2016 8:40 PM EST

(Engadget) – Switzerland is stepping up its bitcoin fascination in a big way. Railway operator SBB (with the help of SweePay) is launching a two-year trial for a service that lets you exchange Swiss francs for bitcoin at any of the company’s ticket machines in the country. Scan a QR code with your phone, and you can get between 20 to 500 francs ($20 to $505) of digital currency at any time.

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