Bus Travel Throughout Dundee with ABC Joint Ticketing

Councillor Laurie Bidwell at the launch of the ABC joint bus ticketing in City Square Dundee 15 September 2016
On Thursday lunchtime, I was at the launch of ABC. This is a innovative multi operator scheme for bus travel throughout Dundee. A new one day adult ticket, which costs £4:20, allows you to travel on All Bus Companies (ABC) across Dundee with one smart ticket. An equivalent Adult seven day ticket costs £14:50.

ABC day and ABC week tickets are also available as a child version, which is available for under 16s. 

You may be asked to provide proof of age when buying or using a child version. Children aged under five travel for free when accompanied by an adult.

The scheme is a partnership involving bus operators Xplore Dundee, Stagecoach and Moffat & Williamson as well as Dundee City Council and Angus Council.

This is I think a worthwhile step towards developing an 'Oyster' style travel card for the whole of Scotland. If London can run the Oyster Card scheme, why can't we in Scotland?

Link to Xplore Dundee Publicity about the ABC Scheme