“Account-Based Ticketing System” or “ABT System” refers to the system that enables commuters to use credit, debit, prepaid cards with contactless function. There will be no need for upfront top-ups and your bus and train transactions will be processed and charged to your credit or debit card.
“Account-Based Ticketing Pilot” or “Pilot” refers to the period where only Mastercard/VISA/NETS contactless Cards will be accepted for fare payments. The Pilot commenced 20 March 2017 for Mastercard. The extended Pilot to include VISA and NETS will commence on 3 December 2018.
“Account-Based Ticketing Account” or “ABT Account” refers to the account that the cardholder registers at the TransitLink ABT Portal www.transitlink.com.sg/ABT. Upon successful creation and activation of the ABT Account, the cardholder can view the travel transactions and charges imposed on the card(s), and submit claims if there are any discrepancies in the travel transactions or billings of the linked card(s).
“Card” refers to any credit, debit or prepaid card branded by Mastercard/VISA/NETS and issued by any bank, financial institution or corporation, which may be used by the Cardholder as a means of payment for fares on Buses and Trains.
“Cardholder” refers to the person to whom the Card is issued.
“Card Issuer” refers to the bank, financial institution or corporation issuing the Card.
“CEPAS Standard” refers to the Singapore Standard for Contactless e-Purse Application.
“Bus(es)” refers to bus(es) operated by Go-Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd, SBS Transit Ltd, SMRT Buses Ltd, Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd and any other entities contracted by the Land Transport Authority.
“GTM” refers to a General Ticketing Machine.
“Registered Card” refers to a Mastercard/VISA/NETS contactless Card that has been added into the Cardholder’s Account-Based Ticketing Account (“ABT Account”).
“Train(s)” refers to mass rapid transit (“MRT”) and light rail transit (“LRT”).