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McGill's launches Contactless payment on its buses

McGill's has launched Contactless payment, first across our 23 & X23 Erskine to Glasgow services - and now extended to further Renfrewshire services - rolling out to all buses by the end of the year.

Customers can now buy their single, return, all day and weekly tickets - up to the value of £30 - with your Contactless bank cards or enabled mobile devices.

Services where your contactless payment is accepted - either in the form of a bank card, or Apple and Andriod Pay - are your McGill's services 11, 21, 22, 64/264/ 89/90, 101, 208/218, 520/521 and 757!

The new ticketing initiative offers a flexible and convenient way for you to pay for your McGill's tickets and means less time spent at bus stops and no need to carry change, improving your overall bus experience.

This builds on McGill's investments over the past year, where £1.6m was spent on new ticketing machines, featuring the new Contactless payment method, as well as the acceptance of QR codes and the new GoSmart card, where you can purchase your GoZone tickets before you board, using your credit/debit card or PayPal.

Ralph Roberts, McGill's Managing Director, said: 
"The first contactless payment routes to go live - on Erskine to Glasgow services - are commencing the final phase of our payment revolution. Once this technology has bedded in, we will roll it out to every bus service we operate by the end of the year. Our considerate investment in new ticketing technology in 2016 is what is allowing this to be possible. Mobile, Smart and now Contactless payments are making journeys quicker and more convenient for McGill's bus passengers."


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