After a long year of progress and delays, we are now nearing the end of 2019 and looking to 2020 … More Looking Towards 2020
This week we have been very lucky to see two important railway developments. The first is London-specific and involves the … More Expansions (Oyster and Access for All)
These past few weeks have brought rare positive news for rail accessibility. From a new step-free station in East London … More Maps and Expansions!
This post is a follow-up to one I did two months ago dealing with upcoming expansions to the Oyster Zone, which is Greater London’s pay-as-you-go (PAYG) area for integrated rail transport. Today, the Department for Transport have opened a consultation where they propose an incredible increase in this PAYG area, covering large portions of the Home Counties. Ignoring political boundaries, looking at commuter patterns, and prioritising consistency, this is probably the most sensible report to come out of the DfT in a long time.
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The Greater London transport network is set to receive a significant upgrade in 2019 with several Oyster Zone expansions that will extend the popular pay-as-you-go (PAYG) zone deeper into the capital’s key commuter towns. In total, it is likely that we will see up to five extensions, reaching Hertford North, Epsom, Welwyn Garden City, Luton Airport Parkway, and Reading.
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