Apple has released its highly anticipated Express Transit feature in the UK, allowing people to ride TfL
services, including the Underground, buses and trams by paying for their journey with Apple Pay without the need of authentication with Touch ID or Face ID.
Now, upon the release of the feature, Apple have released an educational webpage on the homepage of the UK website, which demonstrates the ease and how to set up the feature so you can start using it on your Apple Pay enabled devices.
However, one of the main pains with Apple Pay is when the phone has low power, especially on the way home from work or uni, the worry of your phone dying before you tap out at the end of your journey can be a common problem.
Whether you’re working overtime or staying out all night, Express Mode can still get you home. Keep travelling up to five hours after the red Power Reserve icon appears…
The new feature allows you to still use Apple Pay cards for Express Transit, up to five hours after the red low battery icon has started to appear on the screen, normally signalling the phone needs to begin charging. This part of the feature will surely come as a relief for many commuters who rely on Apple Pay as the main mode of payment for transport.