2m travel cards needed in London

by Jeremy Plimmer

Posted on Monday, August 23, 2010


Two million travel smart cards will be required by Londons local authorities for a concessionary fares scheme over five years, London Councils has said.

London Councils, the Organisation that runs Londons Freedom Pass has advertised that they are looking for organisations who are interested in providing card management services, card production services and customer support services.

The contract will start in July 2011 and is expected to run for five years. The value of the contract is expected to be between £3m and £7m.

About Jeremy Plimmer

Jeremy Plimmer has 35 years of experience in the security related print and packaging industry working originally as sales development director for manufacturers of passports, high security print and labels and more recently as a consultant. He is a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Fellow of the Institute of Minerals, Materials and Mining, chairman of the West Midlands Packaging Society as well as vice chairman of the East Midlands Packaging Society.

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