Shashi Verma - Articles and news items

More than 128,000 contactless payments made on London’s rail transport network already

Industry news  •  23 September 2014  •  Transport for London

More than 128,000 taps using contactless payment cards and devices have been made since Transport for London launched the new option to pay across the London transport network on Tuesday 16 September…

Daily and Monday to Sunday fare capping now applies for bus passengers using contactless payments

Industry news  •  6 August 2014  •  Transport for London

Bus customers paying for their journeys with a contactless payment card will now benefit from having their fares capped, automatically calculating the best value for their contactless travel over a seven-day period…

Contactless payments set to launch on TfL services on 16 September

Industry news  •  25 July 2014  •  Transport for London

Millions of customers are set for easier and more convenient journeys from 16 September, when Transport for London will introduce contactless payments…

Contactless payment moves a step closer to transforming services for customers on London Underground and rail

Industry news  •  24 April 2014  •  Transport for London

Transport for London’s pilot of contactless payment on the Tube and rail network is underway, with the first customer volunteers now using this new way of touching in and out on the transport network…

First anniversary of contactless payment cards on London’s buses

Industry news  •  16 December 2013  •  Transport for London

Successful first year has seen more than 6.5 million journeys made using a contactless payment card…

London Overground moves to Oyster only for sales of season Travelcards

Industry news, News  •  21 August 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

7 Day or longer period Travelcards will no longer be sold as paper tickets at London Overground ticket offices…

Contactless payment cards used for one million bus journeys in London

Industry news, News  •  10 April 2013  •  TfL

One million bus journeys in London have now been paid for using a contactless debit, credit or charge card…

New option to pay for travel as TfL introduces contactless payments on London’s buses

Industry news, News  •  13 December 2012  •  Transport for London (TfL)

London’s buses now accept contactless debit, credit or charge cards…

Ticketing Supplement (free to view)

Issue 6 2011, Supplements  •  9 January 2012  •  

Transport for London gets ready to open up option for contactless bank card ticketing (Shashi Verma, Director of Fares & Ticketing, Transport for London)
ITSO – determined to deliver (Michael Leach, CEO, ITSO Limited)
Groundbreaking bus ticketing technology at the heart of First UK Bus’ growth strategy (Giles Fearnley, Managing Director of FirstGroup’s bus division, First UK Bus)
LASSeO: helping to deliver electronic services for the public sector using the full potential of smartmedia (Mick Davies, Chairman, LASSeO Ltd)

Oyster confirmed as the ticket of choice for millions of London commuters

Industry news, News  •  8 February 2011  •  Transport for London

More than two million journeys a week now made using Oyster pay as you go on London’s commuter rail services…

£30 million saved as new Oyster contract begins

Industry news, News  •  17 August 2010  •  Transport for London (TfL)

A new era for London’s hugely successful Oyster card began today as a new contract for the service took effect…

Cubic takes over as London’s principal provider of ticketing services

Industry news, News  •  17 August 2010  •  Grayling

Cubic, has assumed responsibility for all transport ticketing for TfL, continuing Cubic’s excellent track record in delivering London’s transport ticketing requirements…

One million extra journeys with Oyster pay as you go on National Rail

Industry news  •  15 July 2010  •  National Rail

A million extra journeys are being made each week using Oyster pay as you go on National Rail after it was extended to all 350 National Rail stations in Greater London…