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Old October 15th 19, 09:49 PM posted to uk.transport.london
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In message , at 21:24:43 on Tue, 15 Oct
2019, tim... remarked:

How did one pay for the journey in 1981


almost certainly cash


Coins.

and what cind of ticket did
you get? Magnetic stripe?


Unfortunately my collection doesn't go back that far

but definitely mag stripe


Yes. Introduced for the Victoria Line I think.

the question is would that have been a credit card sized ticket or did
they still have Edmondson sized "Yellow" tickets then?


They were yellow, but somewhat bigger footprint (and none of the
technology of) Edmondson.
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