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multi-operator smart schemes such as the MCard in West Yorkshire; ◆ Go-Ahead offers non-ITSO mobile ticketing but also has widespread application of the ITSO-based ‘the key’ card throughout the country on bus, as well as increasing offerings on Southern Railway and London Midland for train travel. Go-Ahead companies also participate widely in multi-operator smart ticketing schemes, such as the Oxford and South Tyneside SmartZones; ◆ National Express has signed up to a major deal on the ITSO-based multi-operator, multi-modal Swift smart ticketing scheme in the West Midlands; ◆ The StagecoachSmart, ITSO-based smart ticketing scheme is used widely on buses and trams, as well as East Midlands and South West Trains; ◆ c2c Smart card holders can buy a variety of tickets and more are planned for journeys to London. Passengers can also sign up to a new app called ‘c2c Live’ which provides a one-stop-shop with everything from personalised journey information to buying tickets, or even paying for car parking. Next year, customers will also be able to use the app to register for automatic refunds, which will be paid out whenever they are delayed for as little as two 44 ITS REVIEW Annual Review 2015 minutes. c2c and Barclaycard are also piloting the contactless bPay wristband that is linked to any Visa or MasterCard debit or credit card to make contactless payments of £20 and under. In England: ◆ NESTI (North East Smart Ticketing Initiative) comprises 12 local authority areas including Nexus Tyne & Wear and is so far partly covered by the Pop card; ◆ Cumbria and Lancashire, including Blackpool trams, have the NoW card; ◆ South Yorkshire PTE area has the Travelmaster smartcard which can be used on bus, train and tram; ◆ West Yorkshire Combined Authority leads on the multi-operator, multimodal MCard ; ◆ Norfolk has launched the holdall smartcard scheme initially for park and ride but eventually for multimodal, multi-operator use; ◆ The Cambridge Busway has an ITSO-based multi-operator smartcard; ◆ Derby has recently launched an ITSO-based multi-operator Spectrum smartcard; ◆ Nottingham’s Citycard scheme can be used for public transport and other council services; ◆ Reading Buses have the simplyBus smartcard; ◆ South Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have combined to produce the SolentGo smart ticketing scheme used on bus, ferry and hovercraft; ◆ South West Smart Applications Limited (SWSAL), a smart ticketing project involving 15 local authorities and 17 transport operators in the South West of England; ◆ Merseyside (Walrus), Greater Manchester (my get me there) and the West Midlands (Swift) are all rolling out ITSO-compliant smart ticketing systems; ◆ Leicestershire’s bus operators are committed to going ITSO-smart with the OneCard; ◆ The whole of Cheshire is covered by the first ITSO-compliant commercial Travelcard on its buses. In Scotland: ◆ There are plans for a national Saltire transport smartcard for multi-operator, multi-modal concessionary and commercial travel; ◆ All buses are already smart-enabled for the Scottish concessionary travel scheme. The Glasgow Subway has a commercial smartcard scheme; ◆ The Scottish NEC (National Entitlement Card) is also ITSOcompliant and used for council services; 〉〉


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