One of the country’s leading long-distance rail operators has said that it is keen to see the death of the paper rail ticket. The company says that 24% of passengers now use mobile ticketing with a big take up also on print at home tickets.
However, it is likely to be many years before the end of paper tickets for rail travel.
Steven Knight is a Transport Specialist who has over 40 years experience in the bus and rail industries as well as in specialist transport journalism. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Journalists.