Overcharging at Farringdon

Further to earlier posts about Farringdon and the initial lack of validators to start/end a PAYG journey on the Elizabeth line when using a ticket on Thameslink services, a new issue has cropped up which results in some users being charged for an incomplete journey. Between the southern (back) end of the northbound Thameslink platform … Read more

Most Used OSIs March 2023

We last looked at OSI usage in 2019, before Covid. Thus four years later I’ve asked TfL for updated data showing how many journeys made use of each OSI in the system. The data provided was recorded over a four week period in February/March 2023. Most OSIs are showing a drop in usage compared to … Read more

Lame and Late April Fool?

On Monday morning the i website published an article suggesting that TfL could soon reclassify Fridays as off-peak all day. Now I know that Avanti West Coast already do this, but they are into long distance travel, and promoting a long weekend when business had already deserted the trains is clearly a smart move.  TfL … Read more