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Jakarta Post

Commuter train users can redeem e-money starting July 1 

Commuter train users can redeem e-money starting July 1  Long lines of passengers are seen at a commuter line station. ( Karina)
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Jakarta   ●   Sat, June 29, 2019 2019-06-29 10:37 682 db1d47cf6ffbed4060cffaa873ed4539 1 City commuter-line,e-money,redemption,commuters Free

Having money sitting on a multitrip card (KMT) for the commuter line is a problem that commuters face. Unlike the single trip card (THB), the security deposit for the KMT cannot be reclaimed. 

However, KMT users will be happy to know that train operator PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI) will apply a redemption mechanism from July 1.

Commuter line users can claim all amounts, including the security deposit of Rp 5,000 (35 US cents), from their KMT. 

Following a Bank Indonesia regulation, this mechanism will end the card's validity period in which the money can be claimed.

"KMT holders have to understand that once redeemed, the card will be returned to KCI,“ announced KCI on Thursday as cited by

Those who want to redeem the money on their KMT can go to any commuter line station and fill out a statement form provided by KCI.

Officials will verify the form and the KMT before providing a copy of the form to be used to redeem the money on the card.

Funds can be redeemed no later than 14 days after verification. 

The mechanism is only to end the use of the KMT. Other transactions such as buying a KMT or THB, topping up the KMT or THB balance and tapping in and out of the stations will not be affected. (eyc)