Smart Transport

Rail ticketing: The way forward

Like so many sectors, transport and travel have been changed by Covid-19, perhaps forever. But while the pandemic has, and continues to have, many negative consequences for the public transport network, it has presented the Government with a unique opportunity to address long-term issues with the railway, including the fares and ticketing system.

A long-standing bugbear of passengers and campaigners alike, fares and ticketing have been in need a complete overhaul for many years. 

A long-standing bugbear of passengers and campaigners alike, fares and ticketing have been in need a complete overhaul for many years. 

One clear example is the paucity of options available to part-time commuters.