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1 Apr 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority will launch SimplyGo, starting with Mastercard®, on 4 April 2019. From 4 April 2019, SimplyGo will enable all commuters to use their Mastercard contactless bank cards or mobile phones to pay for their travel on public transport. This removes the need to carry a separate travel card or make upfront top-ups before travelling. Commuters simply need to tap their Mastercard contactless bank cards on the fare reader at the train station gantry or on the bus when boarding and alighting. For more details, please refer to the attached news release.
7 Mar 2019
News Releases
Following a successful pilot of the Account-Based Ticketing (ABT) system, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will launch SimplyGo starting with Mastercard® on 4 April 2019. For more details, please refer to the attached news release.
30 Nov 2018
News Releases
Following a successful pilot of the Account-Based Ticketing (ABT) System to trial the use of Mastercard contactless credit and debit cards for public transport fare payments, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be expanding the pilot to NETS and Visa in December 2018. This means that more commuters will get to enjoy the convenience of paying for public transport rides without the need to carry an extra travel card or top up their cards, similar to how contactless transactions are made at retail merchants. For more details, please refer to the attached release.

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