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'I was charged £700 extra using contactless on the tube' – don't be caught out

A London commuter was shocked to find she'd overpaid by more than £700 for her year's travel after tapping in and out using the same debit card on different devices. If you use Apple Pay or another mobile payment device on the underground or trains in London, make sure you don't get caught out

25 January 2019

Got an unused Oyster card? You could claim a share of £350m

Millions of London commuters and visitors could pocket a share of the almost £350 million floating around on unused Oyster cards

13 November 2018

Millions of Londoners using unregistered Oyster cards - here's why you should register yours

Millions of Londoners risk not being able to get a refund if their Oyster card is lost or stolen

9 April 2018

'Hopper fare' makes millions of London bus journeys free

London commuters and visitors can hop on two buses for the price of one for journeys within an hour from today

12 September 2016

Tube fares to rise 2.5% next year, but daily usage caps will fall

Tube fares will increase by slightly less next year than they did this year, but the daily cap for PAYG users will fall

11 November 2014

Contactless payments scheme launches on the London Underground

From today millions of people will be able to travel on the London Underground using contactless payment cards

16 September 2014

Contactless payments coming to London's Tube in September

You'll be able to use contactless payments on London's Tube system from 16 September, Transport for London's confirmed

25 July 2014

No more cash fares on London buses from Sunday

You'll need an Oyster card or contactless card to travel on London's buses from Sunday as cash fares are being axed

4 July 2014

Got a London Oyster card you don't use? Get your share of £124m back

Oyster card customers can reclaim both their pay-as-you-go balance and their deposit from Transport for London

2 June 2014

London buses to stop taking cash this summer

London bus passengers will need to use an Oyster smartcard or contactless credit or debit card from this summer

3 February 2014

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