I’ve been informed by a site visitor that changes are on the way for people who travel between the Morden end of the Northern line and stations east of Clapham High Street on the Overground extension. He enlisted the help of his London Assembly member and received the following response:
I’ve just received the latest update to OSIs which appears to have been introduced in October. There are a few housekeeping changes including deletion of the now redundant OSIs between Blackfriars NR and Temple/Mansion House. They’ve also deleted the OSI between the parts of Wembley Central as you no longer have to leave the station to get to the Southern platforms.
On the plus side they have introduced a new OSI between Ickenham and West Ruislip
I’ve just got back from a night out in town and had a major problem at London Bridge on the way home. All the gates were locked open (nothing unusual in that, I know) but rather than have some Oyster readers working as entry and others as exit, EVERY gate was set to exit only. … Read more
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
I have received a new list of OSIs which is dated January 2012. Not much has changed, but there are new OSIs between Aldgate and Tower Gateway, the two Edgware Road stations and different gatelines at Farringdon and Oxford Circus. The temporary ones between Blackfriars NR and alternate District line stations are still active at … Read more
A visitor to this site has highlighted some missing fares between stations on the North London Line and the northern branches of the Northern line. I have sent the following email
Now that Tottenham Court Road has re-opened on the Northern line, and interchange is once more possible with the Central line, the temporary OSIs between Goodge Street, Leicester Square and Tottenham Court Road have been removed.
I’ve received the latest list from TfL via a Freedom of Information request. It confirms my suspiscion that the helpdesk didn’t know what they were saying when they told me that the Finsbury Park OSI was 90 minutes. As I thought, it is actually 10 minutes, which is quite reasonable for the short distance involved. There are also two new interchanges
I’ve been informed by a visitor that the new gatelines are active on the NR platforms at Finsbury Park. This means that it is now important to touch out and in again when interchanging between NR and LU. There are information posters explaining the new system. I await confirmation with my latest freedom of information … Read more
Yes, it’s really happening this time. According to a response from a freedom of information request, TfL have confirmed that this long ignored out-of-station interchange will be introduced from 22nd May 2011. You can read the full