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Fare changes Metroline 84
« on: December 13, 2011, 09:45:29 PM »
Important Fare Changes
09/12/2011
Route 84
Important Fare Changes
FROM MONDAY 2 JANUARY 2012, changes will be made to the acceptance of TFL tickets on Route 84, as it will no longer be part of the TFL bus network between New Barnet and Potters Bar.
Transport for London Bus Passes, Travelcards, Oyster Pay As You Go tickets will no longer be accepted on the above section of route, but holders showing these tickets to the driver will be able to obtain a reduced cash fare if travelling in this section of route. Passengers should no longer swipe their tickets on the ticket machine reader.
Further information on this change and on other fare changes also being  introduced on this date will be available on our website and on the buses from mid - December.
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Re: Fare changes Metroline 84
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2011, 10:24:32 PM »
I wonder why the change?

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Re: Fare changes Metroline 84
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2011, 10:52:04 PM »
I wonder why the change?

It's moving from being on a London Local Service Agreement - the Metroline 84 is the last of the dying breed! - to a LSP i.e. entirely commercial.

In other words, TfL aren't paying any more - very similar to the Uno 614/644 arrangements, and Arriva 402 in the South East.
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Re: Fare changes Metroline 84
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2011, 11:07:44 PM »
They'll be a lot of annoyed passengers then. Feel sorry for the drivers having to deal with all the confused passengers!

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Re: Fare changes Metroline 84
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2011, 11:21:46 PM »
Yes. There is also no Boxing Day service on the 84 this year, although I think separate arrangements applied to that. TfL are paying for more services on Boxing Day, so the 84 will be a bit of a miss. Mind you, not many buses in Herts running on Boxing Day...
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Re: Fare changes Metroline 84
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2011, 11:53:42 AM »
The existing HertsCC BusNet tickets are being ended at the end of 2011 btw!


IMPORTANT FARES AND TICKET CHANGES FROM MONDAY 2 JANUARY 2012
21/12/2011

Dear Route 84 Traveller

IMPORTANT FARES AND TICKET CHANGES FROM MONDAY 2 JANUARY 2012
From this date changes will be made to the acceptance of TfL tickets and passes on Route 84, as it will no longer be part of the Transport for London bus network between New Barnet and Potters Bar.

The main change is that Transport for London Bus Passes, Travelcards and Oyster Pay as you go tickets will no longer be accepted for travel between New Barnet Station and Potters Bar (Cranborne Road). However, holders of these tickets on showing them to the driver will be able to obtain a reduced single cash fare of £1.35 (70 pence child). Oystercards should no longer be placed on the card readers as they will no longer function.

Other changes being introduced from this date are:
·        The £2.20 ordinary cash fare that applies for journeys between Cranborne Road and New Barnet will become £2.30.
·        All Day Return fares will be available throughout the whole route.
·        There will be minor changes to some fares in Hertfordshire.
·        Intalink Explorer tickets will be valid and accepted throughout the whole route.
·        New Deal Tickets will no longer be accepted.

A new zonal daily and weekly Bus-Net ticket is being launched later in January covering the St Albans and surrounding area. It will be valid on all operators buses in the respective zones – look out for separate publicity.

We are planning introduce new ticket machines on the buses in the Spring which will allow us to issue tickets more efficiently and will enable us to introduce some further products.

For further information please contact us on T: 01707 347700 during office hours on Monday – Friday.
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