Discounted Metrocards for Staff

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:23:00 BST

The University has arranged with West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive/Metro the facility to purchase discounted MetroCards.  

Staff will be able to pay for West Yorkshire MetroCards through instalment payments via payroll deduction.  The next annual scheme will commence January to December 2014.

What cards are available to buy?

The scheme covers the five MetroCards that are currently offered for West Yorkshire Metro regions. 

  • A bus only card – valid on all West Yorkshire bus services.
  • All train journeys in Zones 1,2 & 3 (buses throughout W Yorks. area)
  • All train journeys in Zones 1,2,3 & 4 (buses throughout W Yorks. area)
  • All train journeys in Zones 1,2,3,4 & 5 (buses throughout W Yorks. area)
  • All train journeys in Zones 2,3,4 & 5 (buses throughout W Yorks. area)
  • MetroCards are valid on virtually all ordinary stopping bus services in West Yorkshire

How do I join?

Your new one-stop shop for Metrocard applications has arrived!

To join the scheme, both new and existing customers are encouraged to attend the Sustainable Travel Event led by the West Yorkshire Travel Plan Network on Wednesday 6 November 12-2pm in the Cafe on 3rd Foyer.

Metro representatives will be there to help you fill in the new style MCard application forms and to collect completed applications. They will also answer any queries about the new MCard smartcards that are replacing Metrocard tickets, and provide information about a range of green travel initiatives. Applications should be made in person at this event wherever possible.

Who do I contact for further information?

You can find full details here

For all enquiries please contact . Alternatively call the Estates and Facilities Helpline on ext.2550 and you will be directed to a member of staff who can deal with your query.

Closing Date for applications:  Friday 15 November 2013.

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