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Why does Oxford Circus Tube Station temporarily close its entrances?

I have seen a series on London transport, pre covid, where they showed the station inside the closed entrances. The halls and platforms were so busy that passengers ran the risk to be crowded off the ...
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How do you use a railcard on TFL if you pay by phone or debit/credit card?

You cannot. As of November 2022, contactless (bank cards or NFC devices) support only extends to a "pay as you go" model for a single adult fare with daily and weekly cap. For railcard ...
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Why does Oxford Circus Tube Station temporarily close its entrances?

The tube was built a long time ago, in an era when safety standards were lower and passenger numbers smaller. Many stations were built in ways that would never be considered acceptable for a new ...
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Does the Railcard discount apply when going to / from Heathrow on the Elizabeth line?

For a non-Network Railcard it does apply to the whole journey You can have a Anytime Day Single between Heathrow rail and Zone 1 for £8.10 as opposed to £12.30 without a railcard Note that it is 60p ...
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Does the Railcard discount apply when going to / from Heathrow on the Elizabeth line?

If this railcard is a Network Railcard, the answer is "not really". The Network Railcard is not valid on Oyster PAYG journeys, or services wholly on London Underground, so you couldn't use ...
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