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Stagecoach Adds Smart Card To Replace Tickets

Monday July 9 2012




BUS operator Stagecoach has introduced a new ticketing scheme that will allow passengers to ditch paper tickets.

The scheme – which is operational on 150 Stagecoach buses across Barnsley and the Dearne Valley - allows passengers to store credit on an electronic card instead of using tickets.

It means that monthly passes will be able to be renewed automatically through direct debit, rather than having to be done manually.


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Reply Posted by bob on Monday July 9 2012 at 11:56
What about the rest off us that only gets a bus every now and then do we have to do the same crap?

Reply Posted by claire on Monday July 9 2012 at 12:56
wt about weekly tickets

Reply Posted by Dale on Monday July 9 2012 at 13:09
It's about time stagecoach in Barnsley caught up with the rest of the stagecoach network around the country. It's so much easier to buy your tickets now.

Reply Posted by b oldfield on Monday July 9 2012 at 13:23
australia have the same idea it works a lot better keep traffic moving its about time we moved with the time and stopped living in the ice age if we had moved with the time we would still be the best

Reply Posted by Laura on Monday July 9 2012 at 21:28
What about people who just use the bus as a 1 off while there cars in the garage being fixed of theyve broken down or it's bad weather n they can't get there car out ??

Reply Posted by Joe on Monday July 9 2012 at 21:43
You can and always buy tickets

Reply Posted by Steve on Monday July 9 2012 at 22:51
when you buy a megarider online from the Stagecoach website you will receive a card like a credit card. Then when you get on the bus you scan it on top of the machine so no need once a week to buy a new ticket from the driver. The cash will be deducted from your bank account every week/month/year

Reply Posted by WTF on Tuesday July 10 2012 at 01:41
Don't hold back now Geoff say what you really think LOL.

Reply Posted by Ben on Tuesday July 10 2012 at 08:37
Geoff do they have full stops in Aus..?

Reply Posted by John on Saturday July 14 2012 at 11:07
If it convenient to get the bus while your car is in the garage or you cant get it out, why not use it all the time Laura?

Move with the times, and use it or lose it as they say.

Reply Posted by becky on Saturday July 14 2012 at 12:14
wen are there doing thm card how much do we have to pay for the cards

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