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Similar to those used on London
Underground, the gates are expected to make it easier for
passengers to travel through the station and help reduce the number
of people travelling without a ticket.
Passengers with credit card-sized tickets - over 75% of the
people who pass through Leeds every day - simply need to insert the
ticket into the gate, take the ticket back and the gate will open
Read some frequently-asked questions - and
Holders of Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly or Annual MetroCards,
valid for Rail Zones 1-3, 1-4 or 1-5, can also use the tickets
gates if they bought their cards from a staffed rail station. These
cards will have a black, magnetic strip on the back of the
Holders of MetroCards without the magnetic strip can still show
their card to a member of rail staff.
Regular train travellers should renew their MetroCards at
staffed rail stations, to ensure that they are issued with a card
with a magnetic strip.
Holders of old-style CIV tickets (which are long and thin) and
other tickets or passes (such as the scratch-off DayRovers) will
also have to show their tickets to a member of staff before being
Posters and leaflets explaining how the gates work are available
at Leeds and other stations.