Public transport staff stop handling cash

To slow the spread of coronavirus public transport staff will no longer be handling cash payments.

Passengers are now required to use their credit or debit card to pay for travel on the public transport network for all in-person transactions. Cash can still be used at myki card vending machines located across the network.

Public transport is continuing to help Victorians undertake essential travel. It advises commuters their reasons for travel should be for:Shopping for food and supplies that you need

Medical care and caregiving


Work and education – if necessary

The advice is clear – stay home.

Public transport passengers must travel with a valid ticket. If you need to travel on public transport for one of these reasons there are still plenty of ways to top up your myki or purchase a train or bus ticket.


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