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Oyster cards expected in Dartford by end of September

PUBLISHED: 16:12 03 June 2015 | UPDATED: 16:12 03 June 2015

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MP welcomes news

Oyster cards should be coming to Dartford by the end of September.

And the town’s MP, Gareth Johnson, has welcomed the news.

He said: “I am pleased there is now confirmation from Southeastern that passengers will be able to use their Oyster cards to Dartford.

“I and others have sought the introduction of the Oyster card for Dartford as it has always been an anomaly that people in Dartford could use the Oyster card on some buses in the town but not on the train.

“This should provide a more seamless ticketing system for commuters into London and one which I know many commuters have been seeking for a long time.

“I will be making representations to the Department of Transport about the introduction of smart card ticketing in Dartford, which I hope will complement the Oyster system.”


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