East of the M60 Advent Calendar: 18 December 2011

18. ‘They Cut the Fares, They Cut the Fuss’

Almex M canceller (ClipperCard)

Today’s curio is the Almex M self cancelling ticket machine. A machine which is better known to most Mancunians as the Clippercard machine. Or a hopeless chunk of metal which seldom worked because the things were stored for three years prior to introduction in December 1979. Continue reading “East of the M60 Advent Calendar: 18 December 2011”