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Concessionary Travel (CT) Passes

Double decker busIf you live in Tyne & Wear you can apply for the following concessionary travel passes from Nexus. You will:

  • Need to be assessed by social care and obtain a Confirmation of Eligibility form – contact your Local Authority for more advice
  • Travel free from 9.30am and all day at the weekends

Tel: 0191 278 8100

Companion Card

  • Eligible if you receive the higher/enhanced component of DLA/Personal Independence Payment
  • Carer would travel free

Metro Gold Card

If you have a CT pass you can apply for a Metro Gold Card. You will be issued with a smart ticket which will be loaded onto your CT pass directly. They cost £12 to buy (if you live in Tyne & Wear) and provide free travel on the Metro from 9.30am and all day at the weekend.

Contact Nexus for more information on all travel passes:

Tel: 0191 202 0747

Web: www.nexus.org.uk

More information is available in our Transport Information Booklet for people with disabilities.