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myki Logo and Plain Card
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myki™ (pronounced my key) is the brand name of the smartcard ticketing system to be introduced in 2007 on public transport in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. myki will operate on metropolitan trains, trams, buses in Melbourne and on V/Line train, coach and major regional town bus services in country Victoria. Image File history File links Myki_Logo. ... A smart card, or integrated circuit(s) card (ICC), is defined as any integrated circuitry embedded into a flat, plastic body. ... Melbourne (pronounced either or [1]) is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 3. ... Emperess Victoria of the United Kingdom etc. ... V/Line is the name of the regional train and coach service in Victoria, Australia. ...


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Use of myki

myki is designed as the replacement to Metcard. It is a smartcard which stores ticket and fare information to travel on public transport in Melbourne. It is a time and zone based ticket, the same as how Metcard operates. myki will store monetary value which will have the correct fare deducted from to ensure the best fare is calculated. The Metcard is the ticket used to access public transport in Melbourne, Australia (under the moniker Metlink). It is a universal ticket which allows commuters to ride on the citys trains, trams, and buses. ...


myki will be able to be purchased from:

  • Train Stations
  • Card Vending Machines (CVMs) at train stations and tram super stops
  • myki.com.au|[1]
  • myki info line
  • network of retail outlets, including 7-Eleven

myki will be requires to be topped up as the stored value diminishes along the way. This can be done in the same variety of way as stated above. One can also register myki and have it linked to a bank account to automatically top up when the stored value reaches a certain level.


myki requires one to scan on and scan off. This has its advantages and disadvantages. It is safe because it can stay inside a wallet or purse whilst being scanned, which eliminates the need to pay with cash. However, if a ticket is not validated when leaving the transport, passengers will be charged the full all-zone fare, even it their trip was very short.


The Public Transport Users Association's Daniel Bowen has commented that current users of the Metcard technology are already not validating on each boarding, meaning the users of the myki system that do not tag-off may suffer maximum fare deduction as a penalty. The Public Transport Users Association, founded in 1976 as the Train Travellers Association, is a community-based public transport lobby group in Victoria, Australia, based in Melbourne. ...


myki Card Types

myki will have a several different types of cards:

  • Anonymous - TTA will have very limited personal information.
  • Registered - TTA will have most personal information which lets you have a personalised card and helps if the card is stolen.
  • Concession - TTA will have most personal information including your Concession information which gives you a personalised card with name and photo.
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External links

  • Official myki Website
  • Official Metlink Website
  • Official Transport Ticketing Authority (TTA) Website
  • Taking the 'myki' with $500m smartcard at News.com.au

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