What is a Smartcard?
It is a plastic card with a microchip embedded in it for storing tickets.
How does a Smartcard work?
The ticket on your card can be read by conductors and station staff as well as ticket vending machines and barriers.
What are the benefits of using a Smartcard?
They are convenient, last longer and will soon be easy to top-up online.
Does the Smartcard replace my existing photocard?
Whilst you do not need a photocard to accompany your season ticket, you may be asked for another form of identification to validate you smartcard.