RTA offers half-price discount on Blue Nol Card fee - UAE INFO

Jan 6, 2012

RTA offers half-price discount on Blue Nol Card fee

Dubai: The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced to give 50 per cent discount on the issuance fee of the Blue Nol Card, a personalised travel card for the use of public transport in the city.

"The card issuance fee has been reduced from Dh70 to Dh35 and the offer is valid from January 2 to February 29," said Mohammad Yousuf Al Mudharred, Director of the Unified Automated Fare Collection at the RTA.

He said the Blue Nol cards sold at this discounted price will have no prepaid balance and buyers would need to top them up. "These cards are obtainable exclusively from metro stations and some public bus stations as they will not be available online as the online price will remain unchanged," he said.

He said the step is taken as a further encouragement of more community members to obtain this personalised card which also carries user's photograph. People with special needs, the elderly and students also required to have Blue Nol Cards.

However, the most popular one is the Silver Nol Card which is used for travel in economy class of the metro, the buses, water taxis and to parking tickets in the paid parking zones.

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