TfL have today confirmed that Oyster Extension Permits (OEPs) are to be scrapped, most likely from the end of May. Brought in when Oyster PAYG was rolled out onto National Rail, the scheme required Oyster travelcard holders to place an OEP on their Oyster card if the wished to travel outside of their travelcard zones. The OEP system was largely put in place at the insistence of London’s Train Operators, who had long argued that an extension of Oyster to National Rail would raise the risk ...
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