Euros now available on the Tube

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Transport for London has announced it has teamed up with Raphaels Bank to introduce cashpoints at 70 London Underground stations which dispense both pounds and euros.

This partnership is part of TfL’s work to modernise and improve the services available to customers across the transport network. UK cardholders can withdraw sterling for free from the distinctive new cash points, which are situated in prime locations which included: Waterloo, London Bridge and King’s Cross St Pancras stations. Euro withdrawals are commission free, with rates aimed at beating the largest currency exchange providers.

Graeme Craig, Director of Commercial Development at TfL, said: “As part of our ongoing plans to improve the services on offer for our customers, we have worked with Raphaels Bank to install these cash points at stations across our network. Millions of people use our network each year, including going to or from an airport, Eurostar and coach stations, and these machines have been installed to make it easier for people to access the currency they need.”

Beth Williams, Head of ATMs for Raphaels Bank, said: “Building on our existing estate of ATMs in key London travel hubs, Raphaels Bank is delighted to be working with TfL to serve the four million daily users of the Tube. Founded in 1787, Raphaels Bank, like the London Underground, is investing for the future and these brand new ATMs are expected to set new levels of reliability and availability across the Tube network. Convenience is paramount for busy London commuters. With Euros now available at over 70 stations across the Tube network, users of the Underground have instant access to cash on the way to the airport, Eurostar terminal, home or work, rather than being limited to the usual opening hours of Banks and outlets for foreign currency.”

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