London buses start accepting contactless bank cards

Westminster Bridge Credit: ITN

From today London buses will accept contactless bank card payments as an alternative to an Oyster card.

Passengers who swipe their bank card will be charged the same as Oyster pay-as-you-go.

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From today, London's bus passengers can leave their Oyster cards at home and pay with contact-less bank cards instead.