Wow, have the authorities managed to screw things up over the headline Javelin services to Stratford International. Ordinarily the HS1 line between St Pancras and Gravesend or Ashford via Stratford and Ebbsfleet is a premium service. As such, travelcards and Oyster cards are not valid on the services and there are no Oyster readers on the gatelines. But London 2012 is the public transport games and needs to be as simple as possible.
I have heard via a site visitor that there are two new OSIs in place for the period of the Olympics and Paralympics. The first one is between Aldgate and Aldgate East and works as long as you touch back in within 20 minutes, either way round. The second one is between London Bridge NR … Read more