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Contactless Payment - Articles and news items

Great Western Railway to launch new smartcard

Rail industry news / 12 April 2017 /

As part of a pilot which could see combined rail and bus travel in a single ticket in Bristol, GWR is to launch a new smartcard.

Over one million contactless journeys since new way to pay launched on transport across London

Rail industry news / 25 September 2014 /

More than one million journeys have now been made using contactless payment cards and devices since Transport for London launched the new way to pay for public transport in London last Tuesday, 16 September…

More than 128,000 contactless payments made on London’s rail transport network already

Rail industry news / 23 September 2014 /

More than 128,000 taps using contactless payment cards and devices have been made since Transport for London launched the new option to pay across the London transport network on Tuesday 16 September…

More convenient journeys for millions as contactless payments launch across London’s transport network

Rail industry news / 16 September 2014 /

From Tuesday 16 September, millions of customers will have easier and more convenient journeys as Transport for London introduces contactless payments on Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster…

Passenger watchdog welcomes decision to extend contactless payments to National Rail services in London

Rail industry news / 12 August 2014 /

London TravelWatch has welcomed the announcement from Transport for London that contactless payments will be extended to National Rail services in London…

Dynamic services to satisfy passengers

Issue 3 2013 / 23 May 2013 /

Aeroexpress is a dynamic Russian company providing intermodal and local rail transport services between the capital and all of the major Moscow airports (Vnukovo, Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo), as well as the town of Lobnya. New intermodal transportation services were launched between the central rail terminal of Sochi and Adler Airport on 15 February 2012 – locations which are going to be particularly popular during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. On 20 July 2012, a regular intermodal link commenced services in Vladivostok, where Aeroexpress trains now connect with the newly-built Knevichi Airport and the city’s central rail terminal.