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Range of Pop smart cards

Find the Pop card that’s best for you:

Season Ticket
If you travel on Metro regularly you can save money with our season tickets. Your ticket is loaded onto your Pop card.


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Pay As You Go
Pop Pay As You Go (PAYG) is the smart 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.


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Corporate Ticket
If your employer is part of our Corporate scheme, you can apply for a Corporate Pop card which is the most cost-effective adult annual Metro ticket available. Your ticket is loaded onto your Corporate Pop card.


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Season Ticket
If you’re a student your Pop card entitles you to a 30% discount off the price of an adult Metro season ticket. Your ticket is loaded onto your Pop card.


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pay as you go pop card

Pay As You Go
Pop Pay As You Go (PAYG) is the smart 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.


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Pop blue
Pop blue is the smart way to pay for your travel in North East England if you're aged 21 or under. Just load a balance onto your Pop blue card and use it to pay for journeys as you make them.


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Season Ticket
If you're aged 16-18, your Pop card entitles you to a 60% discount off the price of an adult Metro season ticket. Your ticket is loaded onto your Pop card.


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Under 16 Pop card
Your Under 16 Pop card proves that you're entitled to pay concessionary child fares.


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Junior Blue
Junior blue is the smart new way for young people aged 15 and under to pay for public transport in North East England. Simply top up your Junior blue card and use it to pay for your journeys as you make them.


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Metro Gold Card
If you have a Tyne and Wear Concessionary Travel (CT) Pass, you can add the Metro Gold Card onto it from just £12. It gives you unlimited Metro journeys for a year at the times your CT Pass is valid. People aged 66 or over automatically qualify for a CT Pass, but you could also be eligible if you have a disability.


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