Transport for London (TfL) is looking into new ticketing technology for London’s bus, rail, tube and river boat network, according to transportxtra.com.
Cubic Transportation, which recently signed a new three-year contract to supply all ticketing services to TfL, said it would explore newer and more convenient technology to compliment its popular Oyster cards.
“TfL and Cubic will now work together to investigate the future potential for Oyster to be extended to new and existing technologies and the commercial opportunities that provides,” Shashi Verma, TfL’s director of fares and ticketing said. “TfL has already undertaken a trial of Oyster on bank cards and mobile phones, but now that we have complete control over the Oyster brand we can investigate options that make life easier and more convenient for Londoners.”
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