Thames Clippers June 24 announced that smartphone ticketing is now available on its River Bus services in Central London.
This service allows users to buy tickets anywhere, anytime, removing the need to join a queue to make the purchase and allowing rapid boarding. Passengers can download the free Thames Clippers app to their smartphone direct from Google Play for Android devices, and the App Store for iPhone or by visiting the agency website.
Thames Clippers is the leading River Bus service for both commuters and visitors to London, with the fastest and most frequent fleet on the river. They serve piers from Putney in the West through to Woolwich in the East, with a 20 minute frequency at Central London Piers. The new mobile ticketing solution will allow both visitors to London and daily commuters to buy everything from single to monthly season tickets.
Sean Collins, CEO of Thames Clippers said: “At Thames Clippers, the introduction of a mobile ticketing system has been a key focus for us, so we are delighted to announce that this service is now available to our passengers. Users will be able to buy their tickets anywhere, without the need to queue at ticket offices or machines.”
Josh Nicklin, head of marketing, Masabi said, “As a London-based company just moments from the Thames we’re looking forward to our river bus commute getting even better. It’s great that Thames Clippers will see the benefit of increased sales capacity bringing even more convenience to passengers.”