May 2, 2011 – Transport for London has made around 750,000 wedding Oyster cards available at stations in the capital over the last week. The £5 deposit and £5 minimum top-up applied as normal. The limited-edition of Oyster card was to commemorate the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. For visitors to London during the celebrations the card was not only ensure they pay the cheapest fares for their journeys, it was also act as a reminder of their part in the royal wedding festivities.
More than 80 per cent of all public transport journeys in London are made using an Oyster card and it is the world’s most popular travel smartcard, with more than 43 million issued since 2003. Using Oyster, passengers only need one card to travel on all public transport across London, including National Rail services operating within the Capital.
The limited-edition Oyster card commemorating Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s marriage follows tradition as, in 1981, a unique ticket was also produced by TfL’s predecessor London Transport for the marriage of William’s parents, Charles and Diana.
Banking 4.0 – „how was the experience for you”
„So many people are coming here to Bucharest, people that I see and interact on linkedin and now I get the change to meet them in person. It was like being to the Football World Cup but this was the World Cup on linkedin in payments and open banking.”
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