The Oyster card is an electronic smartcard that is used to pay for public transportation in London (and certain areas around it) in the United Kingdom. A standard Oyster card is a blue credit-card-sized stored-value contactless smart card. It is promoted by Transport for London (TfL) and can be used on travel modes across London including London Underground, London Buses, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), London Overground, Tramlink, some river boat services, and most National Rail services within the London fare zones. Since its introduction in June 2003, more than 86 million cards have been used.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 -- Espoo, Finland -- O2 today announced the launch of the UK’s first large scale pilot of