What does it do?In South Yorkshire, the senior citizen's pass can be used to obtain free travel from 0900 on weekdays, all day at weekends and on Bank Holidays.
In other parts of England you can use it to travel free on local bus services (not train or tram) between 0930 and 2300 on weekdays, all day at weekends and on Bank Holidays.
Who it is for: From 6 April 2010 the qualifying age for English National Concession Travel (ENCT) pass will no longer be 60 years old.
If you live in South Yorkshire and are of eligible age, you can apply for the English National Concession Travel Pass.
If you are born after 5 April 1950 and before 6 April 1955 you will become eligible for concessionary travel between your 60th and 65th birthdays. Your precise age of eligibility will depend on your individual date of birth.
If you are born after 5 April 1955 you will not become eligible for concessionary travel until you are 65 or older.
If you are born before 6 April 1950 you are still eligible for concessionary travel from you 60th birthday.
Where it is available:Local service covering: Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield (South Yorkshire).
How to access or apply for it:
Applying for the first time:- Please visit a Travel South Yorkshire Information Centre and take with you:
Proof of your address & Proof of your age.
Visit the website www.travelsouthyorkshire.com
Info last updated:10/08/2010.