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What is Pop Pay As You Go?
Pop Pay As You Go (PAYG) is the brand new and exciting way to pay for public transport in North East England.
Simply top up your Pop PAYG card and use it to pay for your journeys as you make them.
Using Pop PAYG on buses
How does Pop PAYG work on buses?
On buses, you use the balance on your Pop PAYG card to buy your normal single, return or day ticket from the driver.
Simply tell the bus driver which ticket you want to buy, then touch your Pop PAYG card on to the reader on the ticket machine. Take your ticket from the machine as normal. The cost of the ticket will be deducted from your Pop PAYG balance. Your new balance will be printed on your ticket.
Which buses can I use Pop PAYG on?
You can use Pop PAYG on selected bus services with more services being added regularly - check here for the most up to date list.
You can also use Pop PAYG on Metro and the Shields Ferry. Pop PAYG works differently on Metro, bus and ferry.
Click here for full details about Pop PAYG.