Justine Greening MP, Transport Secretary
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Rail smart Oyster-style cards to be rolled out across UK

Smart cards, like those already used in London, are to be rolled out across the country, the transport secretary has said.

Oyster card-style ticketing, allowing people to pay by swiping on a card reader, and more varied peak pricing were part of reforms announced to MPs.

Justine Greening said she wanted £3.5bn annual efficiency savings, adding "it's time to bring fares out of the 1970s and into the 21st century"

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