MD1318 Extension of contactless payment card

Type of decision: 
Mayoral decision
Code: 
MD1318
Date signed: 
13 August 2014
Decision by: 
Boris Johnson MP (past staff), Mayor of London

Executive summary

Transport for London (TfL) proposes, following trials, to extend the acceptance of contactless payment cards (CPCs) from buses to the Underground, Docklands Light Railway, London Overground, trams and National Rail services where Oyster is currently accepted. PAYG single fares and daily caps for CPC users will be as published for Oyster in MD1299 for multi-modal and bus and tram journeys. A weekly (Monday to Sunday) cap will be introduced for CPC users as an alternative to a 7 Day Travelcard. The launch will be preceded by the introduction of capping on buses.

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