Transaction history of Paywave cards

Jon Ribbens jon+ukcrypto at
Fri Dec 14 12:43:30 GMT 2012

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 09:06:01AM +0000, Roland Perry wrote:
> Paywave cards are now accepted on London buses (in a very basic  
> configuration, no daily capping, no use on the tube), as an alternative  
> to Oyster.
> If a ticket inspector wants to check your Oyster card on the bus to see  
> if you have paid, then it contains a recent journey history (10  
> transactions I think).
> Do Paywave cards have any history stored on them - even as minimal as  
> the time/date/amount of the most recent usage?

I would doubt that even if it did the ticket inspector could read it.
Do you not get a paper ticket if you use contactless payment?

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