25 Nov '12, 11pm

Great news on the #Sydney #OpalCard - need speedier roll out than 2015 for trains & buses though! #WelcomeToContactless

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today introduced public transport customers to the Opal card and the new electronic ticketing system that will transform the way they move around. Ms Berejiklian said the Opal card would launch with a customer trial from 7 December on the Neutral Bay ferry route. It would then be rolled out across greater Sydney for all Sydney Ferries, train, bus and light rail customers through to 2015. “London has the Oyster, Hong Kong the Octopus and from next month Sydney will have the Opal card,” Ms Berejiklian said. “The Opal card will transform the way people get around, making public transport more convenient and seeing the end of ticket queues and fumbling for coins. “Bringing electronic ticketing to Sydney has been a long time coming – the former Labor Government promised it for the Sydney 2000 Olympics – but the Liberals & Nationals Gove...

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