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  The ticket media used in Namma Metro is primarily contactless technology. These are:

Tokens (for single journey)

Contactless Smart Cards (for multiple journeys)

The electronic chip residing inside the Token or Smart Card contains information of a ticket.

• Tokens are used as single journey tickets.

• These are captured by gates during exit.

• Suitable for casual travellers

Namma Metro Travel Cards

Contactless Smart Cards available for Rs50. The travel value is different from the cost of card.


Standard Tickets which can be loaded on Smart Cards:

Stored Value Ticket (Varshik)

• These are used for performing multiple journeys.

• The user can load an amount in multiples of Rs50 upto a maximum of Rs1500 into the Card.

• The stored value in the ticket decreases to the extent of journey performed.

• Varshik fare is discounted by 15% of the Token fare.


Trip Ticket (Sanchar)

• It can be used for performing multiple journeys and is specially meant for regular commuters between two fixed stations.

• A Single journey from one station to the destination station is a TRIP.

• A bundle of trips say, either 10, 40, 50 or 100 can be loaded into the Card for travel within a fare zone.

• Sanchar fare is discounted upto 10% of the Varshik fare.

• Sanchar ticket can also be loaded along with Varshik ticket and in such cases, fare charged during travel will be the lowest of the two.

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