Having come from nowhere to dominate the market for fare collection outside London, Ticketer now has its sights set on export markets and is poised to launch an app that could be the bus industry’s answer to the household name cab hailing products. ALAN MILLAR reports.

First Aberdeen was the first of the group’s fleets to go over 100% to Ticketer equipment. Alexander Dennis Enviro500 38205 (SN09 CBO), one of 25 of these tri-axle double-deckers operated on the busiest cross-city corridor, carries prominent advertising for contactless payments. DAVID JENKINS
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It says much about the breakneck pace at which electronic ticketing and fare collection has unfolded that the market leader, Ticketer, did not exist until 10 years ago. Such has been the payment revolution on Britain’s buses.

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