But not till 2009.
Wow. That's like being told you're getting the bike you wanted for Christmas last year in a cuple of year's time.
So South West trains is up for tender and the deal is that Oyster Pre-Pay is available on their routes by 2009. Anyone living between Waterloo and Richmond via Kingston and Wimbledon must be wetting themsleves with excitement over the news that Ken's dream:
It is vital we have an integrated ticketing system between mainline rail and the Tube and bus network, so that passengers can enjoy the full benefits and convenience of Oyster
is finally coming true for them.
In 3 years time.