You can now pay for Stagecoach bus journeys with contactless cards

PUBLISHED: 15:26 07 September 2017

Stagecoach launches contactless card payments

Stagecoach launches contactless card payments

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The Cambridgeshire bus fleet has been upgraded.

Stagecoach has introduced contactless card payments on its entire fleet of buses across East Anglia.

It means that passengers no longer need to pay for their bus travel with cash, but can ‘wave and pay’ using speedy contactless credit or debit cards as well as Apple Pay and Android Pay.

Dedicated ticket machines have been installed on the bus company’s 400-strong fleet, enabling passengers to buy any ticket up to the value of £30 including paper tickets on the day as well as Megarider Smartcards.

Andy Campbell, managing director of Stagecoach East, said: “Keeping up with the latest technology is key to enhancing customer experience. Not only does contactless make buying a ticket quicker and easier for our passengers, but it also allows us to increase the quality of our service by cutting queues and speeding up journey times.

“Catching a bus has now never been easier – but we are committed to delivering greener, smarter, simpler travel and will continue introducing practical improvements for our passengers wherever we can.”

This year, Stagecoach has also introduced smart ticketing, mobile ticketing, and a smartphone app which allows customers to track where the bus is. In March, a new Park & Ride fleet was launched in Cambridge, incorporating the very latest environmentally-friendly stop-start technology to help cut pollution and significantly improve air quality.

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