The standard public Oyster card is blue but colour variants are used by transport staff.
A pale blue version is issued to TfL Staff.
A purple card is issued for bus operators.
A red card is issued to retired TfL Staff.
A current member of TfL Staff can nominate another person to receive the same benefits.
A current Bus Operator can nominate another person to receive the same benefits.
There is also a white card for senior TfL executives.
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