Are Opal cards being phased out?

Are Opal cards being phased out?

Bye-Bye Opal Card: Sydney’s Transport Network Has Officially Gone Contactless. Transport NSW’s contactless payment scheme – which allows you to tap onto public transport with a credit or debit card, as well as smart devices linked to those cards – has finally rolled out across the entire Sydney network.

Is Transport NSW private?

Public transport services Operation of the services is contracted out to a mixture of other government-owned organisations and private enterprise. Transport for NSW public transport services are simply branded Transport.

Does Sydney light rail accept Opal card?

You can use an Opal card for an Opal fare on metro/train, bus, ferry or light rail services in Sydney and surrounds. With OpalPay, just tap with your Opal card for fast, convenient way to pay your fare.

Where is Transport for NSW located?

Located opposite Wharf 5 at Circular Quay on Alfred Street, the Customer Service Centre can help with trip planning for all public transport in NSW. You can get an unregistered Adult or Child Opal card or top-up your existing Opal card.

Can I use my Opal card on the XPT?

With NSW TrainLink you can travel by train and coach to 365+ destinations across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and the ACT. You cannot use an Opal card for travel on these services.

Can I have a passenger in my car NSW?

FAQ COVID-19 restrictions from July 2021 The Public Health Order has prohibited carpooling in Greater Sydney. Taxis, hire vehicles and rideshare can only provide passenger services to people from within the same household.

Can 2 workers travel in the same car NSW?

Travelling by car You are only allowed to share a car with a person you do not live with if it is: an emergency. for a compassionate reason. to provide care or assistance to a vulnerable person.

Can 2 people use one Opal card?

Multiple use not permitted: You can only use an Opal Card for one trip at a time. You must not tap on twice with the same Opal Card in order to pay for another person’s trip.

Is Transport for NSW government?

Right now the NSW Government is delivering the largest transport infrastructure program this nation has ever seen – $72.2 billion of investment over four years for game-changing projects like Sydney Metro, light rail, motorways and road upgrades that will shape NSW cities, centres and communities for generations to …

What does Transport for NSW do?

At Transport for NSW, we manage the multi-billion-dollar budget for rail, bus, ferry, road, maritime and taxi services and related transport infrastructure in NSW. Our primary responsibilities include coordination, policy and planning, transport services and network infrastructure.

Is it cheaper to use an Opal card or debit card?

Opal is cheaper. using the Opal card gives you a discount on the full fare. using a credit card means you are charged the full fare.

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