News stories featuring London Overground:
April 24th, 2014
Transport for London (TfL) is testing payments via NFC phones for use on the tube and the overground rail network and is piloting contactless card payments with some 5,000 volunteers. Passengers will be offered the…
December 13th, 2012
Public transportation users in London can now pay their fare with a contactless credit, debit or charge card on any of the city’s 8,500 buses. The cards can be used to buy single journey tickets…
May 23rd, 2012
A new ticketing infrastructure designed to support payments via open-loop contactless cards and NFC phones won’t now arrive in time for the Olympics, TfL has revealed.
February 27th, 2011
London is to be the first city in the world to convert its entire public transport network to accepting contactless payment cards, Transport for London has announced. “By the end of 2012 card readers across the…
April 13th, 2010
“Oyster has the potential to be used for so much more than simply getting around the capital, and the technology is there to make it even more convenient for Londoners to use by integrating it into mobile phones or bank cards,” says the Mayor of London’s transport advisor.
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