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Concessionary Passes

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Older Persons Pass


Disabled Persons Pass


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A concessionary pass gives older and disabled people free travel on buses in the West Midlands. If you're eligible for a free bus pass - you can use it anywhere in England during 'off-peak' times.
Between 9.30 am and 11.00 pm Monday to Friday
All day at weekends and on public holidays



Rail Map         Your pass is valid on trains in the blue zone on standard class.  

You can travel free on the bus, train and Metro in the West Midlands from 9.30 am until the end of the day on Monday to Friday - and at any time on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

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Travelling before 9.30am

If you want to travel before 9.30am on weekdays in the West Midlands area you can pay for your journey each time you travel.

If you use public transport regularly before 9.30am you can buy a pre 9.30 ticket.

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  • on buses and the Metro You need a pre 09:30 networknjpgbus & Metro
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Where to buy a pre 09:30 ticket

You can buy pre 09:30 tickets from the following sales outlets:

  • Most Travel West Midlands Travelcard ticket agents
  • Travel West Midlands Travelcard and Information Centres
  • networknjpgLocal Travel Information Centre, Birmingham New Street Station
Hospital Travel Costs Scheme

You may be able to get financial help towards pre 9.30 travel costs if you need NHS treatment at a hospital, other NHS centre or private clinic and have been referred by an NHS hospital consultant. You can claim at the NHS hospital or clinic at the time of your appointment.

Your council may be able to offer you help towards the cost of your pre 09:30 ticket.
Contact your local Social Services Department to find out more.

How to use your pass on


Language line

We use Language Line, a telephone interpretation service.
Call: 0345 303 6760

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