London Tube starts accepting Visa Contactless payments

Wednesday 17 September 2014 | 08:59 CET | News
Transport for London (TfL) began accepting Visa Contactless payments for journeys on all Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster on 16 September. These services join London Buses, which have accepted Visa contactless journeys since December 2012. The availability of contactless journeys on all TfL services coincides with new figures released by Visa that show the use of contactless across the UK has continued to gain pace. In June 2014, the use of contactless cards to make payments increased month-on-month by 7 percent, reaching a total transaction

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Companies: Visa
Countries: United Kingdom
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