UK transport network continues on its journey to a cashless future

Oyster Card
The UK’s credit card makers, along with public transport operators, have unveiled a new payments structure with the aim of rolling out contactless payments across the whole of the country. Modelled on London’s Oyster Card system, bus and rail operators will soon be able to offer PAYG contactless journeys across bus and rail, with your total daily spend amount capped to avoid shocking bills, as well as pre-paid ticketing for long trips. This means people up and down the country should soon be able to use a contactless cards, or a smartphone, to pay for journeys and avoid having to print out tickets. London’s…

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