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Ticketing systems of Sydney

Sydney uses a disparate collection of ticketing systems to collect fare on public transport: uses magstripe tickets, the multi-modal MyZone system covers much of the network, but each mode also issue their own tickets. T-Card was the first attempt at replacing it was a Smartcard system but failed, with the Opal system currently being introduced.

'Don't be a tosser' anti-litter promotion on the ticket gates at Campbelltown station

June 27, 2016 08:21 AM
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Older style ticket machine beside a newer Opal card top up machine

June 26, 2016 20:23 PM
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Promotional poster for the new Opal Travel app

June 26, 2016 20:23 PM
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Older style ticket machine - only single and return tickets are still available

June 26, 2016 20:22 PM
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Opal card readers at Marrickville station

June 26, 2016 18:20 PM
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'No tap off required' notice for Opal card users on the Manly ferry

June 26, 2016 12:07 PM
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'No tap off required' notice for Opal card users on the Manly ferry

June 26, 2016 11:29 AM
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Opal card only ticket barriers at the Circular Quay ferry piers

June 26, 2016 11:19 AM
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Opal card top up and single trip ticket machine at the Circular Quay ferry pier

Want to buy an Opal card - unlike Myki, these machines can't do it!

June 26, 2016 11:19 AM
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Credit card only Opal card top up machine at the Circular Quay ferry pier

June 26, 2016 11:11 AM
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Magstripe equipment under repair inside the ticket barriers at Circular Quay station

June 26, 2016 11:08 AM
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'Tall' twin Opal card reader at a suburban railway station

October 25, 2015 18:29 PM
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'Short' single Opal card reader at a suburban railway station

October 25, 2015 18:29 PM
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Ticket gates with Opal promotional stickers affixed

October 24, 2015 10:16 AM
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Ticket gates with Opal promotional stickers affixed

October 24, 2015 10:05 AM
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Opal card reader still under test for the Light Rail at Central Station

November 15, 2014 19:55 PM
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'Opal card now active' message on a next train display

February 17, 2014 14:55 PM
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Opal card readers now active at railway station ticket barriers

February 17, 2014 09:27 AM
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I've already forgotten how to make a weekly magstripe ticket last all week!

It's actually a Sydney MyMulti ticket - their automated fare collection system was also developed by AES Prodata - the developers of Metcard

July 29, 2012 20:10 PM
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Touchscreen display on one of the 'big' CityRail ticket machines

July 25, 2012 10:23 AM
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Yet another CityRail ticket machine needing to be serviced!

With everyone buying return tickets presumably they see heavier use than the Metcard machines in Melbourne

July 24, 2012 12:55 PM
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'Ready' displayed on the new CityRail ticket gates

July 24, 2012 12:54 PM
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'Take ticket' displayed on the new CityRail ticket gates

July 24, 2012 09:31 AM
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