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Archive for April, 2016

Authorised User CPC cards

I’d actually forgotten about this issue until I recently came across mention on the TfL site explaining that you can link authorised user cards to an online account.  Originally there was a problem where the name on the card did not match the name that the bank statements were sent to.  I had tried to explain the problem to both TfL and my bank, but neither seemed to understand what was wrong.

However, I can now report that my wife has successfully added her payment card to her own account, even though the card is linked to my card account.  Now I need to dig out my paytag and find out if they’ve fixed the issues with that too.  Watch this space.

Zonal fares will be simplified

Yes, this was a lame attempt at an April Fool.

So, last night I spent an hour or so in The Albert pub on Victoria Street. While I was there I was joined by a press officer from TfL, whose headquarters are next door.  The conversation inevitably drifted towards the incredibly complex fare structure in the zonal area and what might be done about it.  I have to say I was quite stunned by what I learnt. Read the rest of this entry »