Archive for January, 2010

About turn!

Just after receiving the kid’s Oyster cards I had set up auto top-up on them in anticipation that they would be used most weeks.  The initial top up had been loaded onto their cards the day before the email about the Family and Friends Railcard arrived.  What should I do now? Read the rest of this entry »

Early Teething Problems

Following our first trip, I repeatedly logged in to the Oyster online website over the weekend expecting to see details of the journey appear.  I wanted to see how touch in and touch out would be recorded as previously I’d only ever used my card on buses.  Monday morning came and still no sign Read the rest of this entry »

The Story So Far

Back in late 2009 it was announced that Oyster pay-as-you-go would finally be accepted throughout the national rail network within London.  Living in south-east London, this was great news to me. I’d lost count of the times Read the rest of this entry »