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Question: Fare system - ways of buying a ticket.  Select all that you support  (Voting closed: August 07, 2018, 03:32:24 pm)
A ticket should cost the same however you buy it - 17 (43.6%)
There should be a smart card system (or systems) with a price cap. - 13 (33.3%)
Online accounts should be available which could be used for rail and other of types of public transport - 9 (23.1%)
None of the above - 0 (0%)
Total Voters: 22

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« on: July 31, 2018, 03:32:24 pm »

Poll to measure the views of forum members as we consider the "fares consultation" which is summaries [here]. Please refer to that thread for further details, and look at the official consultation [here].
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« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2018, 08:52:53 pm »

Well - that drew a lot of votes but - astonishing - no follow up comments.

Poll result / my comment at http://www.firstgreatwestern.info/coffeeshop/index.php?topic=19894.msg243639#msg243639
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2018, 10:09:46 pm »

I missed it... but for us on the Jurassic Mule we offer a discount to buy tickets online, or from one of our agents as it means less cash for our drivers to carry and less frequent bank trips.
We business bank with NatWest, who’s nearest branch is a 24 mile round trip away in Honiton!
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