The new iOS 11.3 update now allows commuters in Shanghai and Beijing to use Apple Pay on iPhone and Apple Watch to ride the subway and buses, according to the company’s press release.

Apple Pay’s Express Transit feature allows users to add new transit cards or transfer the balance on their current transit card to their mobile wallet. Commuters can top-up their card for a minimum of 10 RMB and maximum of 500 RMB.

Last year Apple Pay debuted in Hangzhou and Guangzhou’s public transits. With Shanghai and Beijing on board, Apple Pay now is available in four city subway networks in China.

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Nicole Jao is a reporter based in Beijing. She’s passionate about emerging trends, news, and stories of human interest within the world of technology. Connect with her on Twitter or via email: nicole.jao.iting@gmail.com.