“We expect nine in 10 tickets to be available for sale to customers as smart tickets.”

Rail passengers traveling in the UK now have more options to use smart tickets, rather than the standard orange paper tickets.

The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) have announced that several major stations have been upgraded to facilitate a digital smart ticketing system.

The RDG have said that: “Passengers travelling from all major stations across Britain including Waterloo, Brighton, Gatwick Airport, Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central are now able to go paperless, buying smart tickets more quickly and easily online or via their smartphones to store on their handset or a smartcard.”

“We expect nine in 10 tickets to be available for sale to customers as smart tickets.”

Smart ticket uptake is steadily increasing as consumers move away from traditional paper methods, some for environmental reasons, others for the convenience of holding your travel ticket within a personal smart device.

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