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Ticketer Tap Off Reader

Travelmaster 7-day tickets will not be available for purchase on board a bus using the contactless function from 30th July due to excessive fraudulent use

  • From 30th July, TravelMaster 7-day tickets will not be available for purchase through the contactless function on board a bus. 
  • Cash purchases remain valid to purchase a 7-day TravelMaster ticket.
  • The change is being made to counter fraudulent activity related to the purchase of this ticket using the contactless       payment function. 

Leicester Buses Tap On Tap Off Multi-Operator Contactless Capping Update – 1 Year Later

  • First multi-operator contactless capping scheme to launch in the UK with over 99% of passenger journeys   covered by the scheme
  • 183,000 passenger journeys in a year
  • Combined passenger savings of £131,000 over the past year
  • Winner of Transport Ticketing Global Award for Best Smart Ticketing Programme 2023 (<200k daily journeys)
First Bus: Tap on tap off

Best value fare ‘Tap On Tap Off’ ticketing technology being launched on First Leicester Buses

  • Partnership with Leicester City Council
  • New ticketing technology for contactless payments