The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Aug 6, 2021, the reduction of the minimum cash top-up amount for stored value cards to two dollars.
This came with the announcement on the discontinuation of sales of standard tickets for trains from 2022 onwards.
Minimum Cash Top-up Amount Reduced
To ensure that more commuters can use their stored value cards with ease, LTA reduced the minimum top-up amount at ticketing machines to two dollars.
|Original Top-up Minimum||New Top-up Minimum|
It added that this change will allow commuters who have limited cash on hand ‘to top up their stored value cards to continue their journey and enjoy cost savings through the use of these cards.’
Free EZ-Link Cards for Comcare Recipients
Since September 2021, ComCare recipients who do not own a concession card will receive a notification to collect a free adult EZ-Link card.
The free adult EZ-Link card can be redeemed at any TransitLink Ticket Office or Concession Card Replacement Office within three months from the date of the letter.
|TransitLink Ticket Offices||Concession Card Replacement Offices|
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Reminder: Sale of Standard Tickets to be Progressively Phased Out from Next Year – LTA [Accessed 03 Dec 2021]
Sale of Standard Tickets at General Ticketing Machines to be progressively phased out from 1 January 2022 – LTA [Accessed 03 Dec 2021]
TransitLink Ticket Offices – TransitLink [Accessed 03 Dec 2021]
Concession Card Replacement Offices – TransitLink [Accessed 03 Dec 2021]
 – Refers to the Adult Stored Value Cards (Non-Concession)
 – Refers to the Student Concession Stored Value Cards
Top image from SGTrains File.