• Using the Key on the Southeastern network

    Time: 12:00 Date: 08 / 01 / 2018

    Check out the latest stations where you can use the Key smartcard on the Southeastern network.

    Southeastern Key map
  • Southeastern launches the key smartcard

    Time: 14:17 Date: 29 / 12 / 2016

    Southeastern Railway customers can now swap their paper Season Tickets for the new smart cards called ‘The Key’. Here are the advantages for our passengers. - Easier purchasing of tickets online, with no need to wait for tickets by post - The Key is registered to the customer so it’s easier to replace lost and stolen tickets - More durable so The Key won’t wear out as quickly as paper tickets, reducing the need to replace unreadable magnetic strips - Speedy and more reliable passage through automatic ticket barriers

    The Key at Southeastern
  • Oxford Bus Company's customers can now 'shortcut their topup'

    Time: 19:41 Date: 03 / 04 / 2016

    Oxford Bus Company has recently put in vending machines in its High Street travel shop to further improve customer experience. The machines allow the company’s customers to shortcut travel shop queues and quickly and easily purchase their product, which is then instantly fulfilled onto their Key® smartcard. Payment can be made via debit or credit card.

    Address of High Street Travel Shop
  • It is now easier to top up your bus key smartcard using your mobile

    Time: 15:38 Date: 18 / 01 / 2016

    In the last few months, we have made it easier for customers to top-up their bus smartcards using their mobile phones and tablets. Click on the link below to see how the key has changed at your local bus website.

    Find your local bus website
  • The NEW key smartcard for Thameslink and Great Northern customers

    Time: 17:30 Date: 02 / 10 / 2015

    The key is Thameslink and Great Northern’s smartcard for season tickets. It is free, easy to use and saves you time.

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  • Thameslink & Great Northern- the key is coming soon

    Time: 14:17 Date: 21 / 08 / 2015

    Wave goodbye to worn-out paper season tickets. The key smartcard will be available for Thameslink and Great Northern customers this Autumn.

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  • keyGo – prepay on your key

    Time: 14:09 Date: 30 / 07 / 2014

    keyGo is Southern's new innovative product which allows customers to pay for their journey via a top up system - similar to a pay as you go. Once you have a key smartcard you will be able to register for keyGo! This will deduct £20 from your nominated payment card and journeys will be debited from this amount until it drops below £5, when a further deduction will be requested.

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  • Southern Railway - Southern passengers to get the key to a Plug-In Prius at Lewes railway station

    Time: 10:35 Date: 23 / 09 / 2013

    Southern, in partnership with Co-wheels car club Elektromotive, Lewes District Council, eV South East Network and Toyota has unveiled a Plug-in Hybrid Toyota Prius at Lewes station. Southern passengers who hold the key smartcard will be able use it to join Co-wheels at a massively discounted fee and then use the card to drive the car away.

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  • Southern Railway - The key comes to London

    Time: 17:00 Date: 21 / 10 / 2013

    In an industry first, Southern’s smartcard – the key – has become live in London. This is the first time that a train company has reached this important milestone and is the first step in helping Southern’s London commuters abandon their paper tickets in favour of a smartcard.

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  • Southern Railway - Singles and returns are the key to a better journey

    Time: 12:15 Date: 28 / 08 / 2013

    Single and return tickets have arrived on Southern’s industry leading smartcard - the key - meaning passengers can now use the card for so much more than before.

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