- Not touching in/out within a station that has multiple gates (e.g. Canary Wharf)
- Touching in and out at the same station straight after one another - e.g. trains are messed up. (in theory you're only charged a 'platform' fee but in practice if the time between touching and out is too short, and/or you're at an open station with one Oyster reader, then you get charged a fullfare).
- Error noise when touching out then trying again (again not always but watch out...)
Wednesday, 20 February 2008
Oyster maximum/full fare con
So the Oyster card in pre-pay can be useful but their full-fare charging is BAD news - their systems opt to charge you if you mess up at all, and even charge you when don't. The following can incur a full-fare charge: