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Friday, December 31, 2010

Reminder of New Years Fare Increases

Don't forget that the new ticket price changes on the London Underground, Overground, DLR, buses and trams come into effect from Sunday 2nd January. So buy your Travelcard before then to avoid paying the increases.


Travelcard increase poster

Here's a quick summary of the main points, my post from October when the fare changes were announced goes into more detail.

Tube, DLR & Overground

* The Zone 1 pay as you go fare rises by 10p to £1.90
* The refundable deposit on a new Oyster card increases from £3 to £5.
* A Visitor Oyster card will cost £3.
* Oyster pay as you go fares travelling into Zone 1 in the evening rush hour are reduced to the off-peak rate

Travelcards

* Anytime zones 1-3, 1-5 and 2-6 Day Travelcards and the Off-Peak zones 2-6 Travelcards are being withdrawn.

Buses and Trams

* A single cash fare rises from £2 to £2.20
* Oyster pay as you go fares will increase by 10p to £1.30

Maximum fare for not touching in/out

If you don't touch in and out on the Tube, London Overground, DLR & National Rail, you may be charged a maximum Oyster fare of up to £7.40.

Pay as you go Auto Top Up

Oyster pay as you go Auto Top-up minimum balance increases to £8.00

TfL have the full fare guide for 2011 on their site.

Happy New Year!


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