Bangalore Metro Rail Travel Card Online Purchase
Bangaluru Namma Metro uses Contact less Smart Tokens and Contact less smart card. Tokens are available only for single journey. A person can buy up to 6 tokens for additional five passengers and himself.
4 types of smart cards available on the metro – Varshik, Sanchar, Saral and Saraag.
- Varshik (Stored Value Ticket):- is Priced at Rs.100 and the smart card can then be recharged from Rs. 50 to up to Rs. 1,500. It has a one-year validity, with a 15% discount on travel fares.
- Sanchar (Trip Ticket) :- It is based on number of trips. It is available in denominations of 10, 40, 50 and 100.
- Saral:- is Priced at 70. It allows a day’s travel in non-A/C buses of BMTC and the metro.
- Saraag:- is Priced at Rs.110. It allows a day’s travel in BMTC A/C buses and the metro.
Namma Metro Rail :: Smart Card Automatic Top Up
Do you know now Namma Metro Rail of Bangalore allows the feature of Auto Top Up of the Smart Cards issued. The auto top up feature introduced by the help of SBI. Currently this feature introduced on the Varshik ( Stored Value Ticket) and now its possible to recharge the Smart Card automatically when there is Certain amount limit crossed.
How to register the Smart Card Auto Top Up?
To enroll your card as auto top up go to the nearest SBI ATM (SBI account holder) and have to register for Auto top-up through ATM. The receipt generated at ATM will be presented to the Bank home branch where the Standing instructions form will be filled in duplicate.
How to activate the Smart Card Auto Top Up?
To activate the auto top up feature passenger should handed over the authenticated copy of standing instructions to Customer Care office at Stations for activation of Auto-top up. Before activation the minimum stored value on ticket should be Rs50. Minimum Threshold value shall be Rs100. Top-up value can be between Rs. 50 to Rs. 3000 in multiples of Rs50.