Day Travelcards Saved

The Rail Delivery Group has today announced that following in depth negotiation with TfL and the Department for Transport the day travelcard will not now be discontinued in January. The agreement gives TfL a more reasonable share of the revenue generated by the travelcard and enables it to fulfill it’s funding agreement with the DfT. … Read more

Kentish Town, Euston and Blackfriars

Some changes have recently been made to settings at a few stations. Kentish Town: from 8th October the continuation exit setting has been removed while the Underground station is closed. This means that the OSI with Kentish Town West now works again without leaving passengers with an incomplete journey. Euston LU, Euston Square and Blackfriars … Read more

The End of the Day Travelcard?

I’ve tried to write this post several times over the last 3 months, but each time the complexity of the implications floors me.  However, my friend Geoff Marshall has just posted a video which makes a good job of explaining how things could change.  His co-presenter, Roger, has also written a blog post which goes … Read more

Abbey Wood Platform Validators

I’ve just been through Abbey Wood and noticed that there are 6 new validators on platforms 3 and 4.  They’re all covered with a dark blue canvas cover at present, but presumably they will be activated soon.  Staff on the platform say that it’s due to happen by the end of the summer, so I … Read more