Buy Namma Metro Travel Cards Online :
Now Namma Metro Travel Cards can be purchased online. Every
card has a unique 11 digit number engraved on the rear face of
card. You can now choose your own premium number.
The charges for premium numbers are dependent upon the
choice made for last 3 or 4 numbers, 5 or 6 numbers and 7 numbers. It is Rs. 50,
Rs. 100 and Rs. 150 respectively.
Advantage of buying Online :
The owners of these premium number cards
enjoy privilege over others having normal number cards. You can give request to
block these cards online whenever the card is lost or stolen.
The user has to register on this site and furnish required details. The selected
card after making online payment will be despatched at the address furnished
through post within 7 working days.
About Namma Metro Travel Card:
Namma Metro Travel Card is the Contactless Smart Card used in Namma Metro for
travel. The Travel Card can be loaded with the following different types of
Stored Value Ticket (Brand Name : VARSHIK)
This is most popular and common form of ticket. The commuter can store any value
of currency(Maximum Rs.1500) on this ticket. The card is shown at the entry gate
of a station to enter, then again at exit gate to exit. During exit, the fare
value is deducted from the card. The card can be topped-up/recharged with any
value in multiples of Rs. 50. whenever required. The validity of stored value is
1 year from the last top-up done on it. Trip Ticket (Brand Name :
A regular commuter travelling between two fixed points
can purchase advance trips viz., 10, 40, 50 or 100 trips and load them on card.
On every trip made on Metro between those fixed points one trip is decremented
from the total trip counts stored on card. Trip ticket offers more discount but
less validity than Stored Value Ticket.
The value can be added to the travel card at any Metro Station presently;
through Airtel Retail Outlets, State Bank of India ATMS, net Banking for SBI
Account holders, BMRCL Website which will be announced later.
The Stored Value resides in the card itself. The Balance Stored Value on the
card can be seen at "Remaining Value Checking Terminal (RVCT)" placed near the
Customer Care at Stations.