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Cheshire Concessions    


Holders of an English National Concessionary Bus Pass issued by the Cheshire Consortium are entitled to the following concessions:

On journeys starting in Cheshire East or Cheshire West and Chester:

* Monday – Friday before 0930 – Half Fare
* Monday – Friday between 0930 – Last Bus – Free Fare
* Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday – Free Fare

These same concessions apply to Dial a Ride services in Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester, Chester Park & Ride services and journeys on bus services going into Wales providing the journey starts or ends in Cheshire East or Cheshire West and Chester.

On journeys starting in Halton or Warrington:

* Monday – Friday between 0930 – Last Bus – Free Fare
* Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday – Free Fare

In the rest of England:

* Monday – Friday between 0930-2300 – Free
* Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday – Free

Unless advised otherwise locally, full adult fare applies at all other times.
Exclusions

The English National Concessionary Bus Pass issued by the Cheshire Consortium is not valid for use on:

* Bus Services on which the majority of seats can be reserved in advance of travel (such as coaches);
* Bus Services that are intended to run for a period of less than 6 consecutive weeks;
* Bus Services operated primarily for the purposes of tourism or because of the historical interest of the vehicle;
* Bus Substitution (rail replacement) services;
* Bus Services where the fare charged by the operator has a special amenity element.
* Tours, excursions and Sightseeing buses,
* Express bus services such as National Express
* Night buses.
* Trains, Trams, Ferries, Metro­link or Underground.

Available to

Permanent residents of Cheshire East who:

* are blind or partially sighted
* are profoundly or severely deaf
* are without speech
* have a disability, or have suffered an injury, which has a substantial and long-term effect on your ability to walk
* do not have arms or have long-term loss of the use of both arms;
have a learning disability - a state of arrested or incomplete development of mind which includes significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning
* would, if you applied for a licence to drive a motor vehicle under Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1988, have your application refused under section 92 of the Act (physical fitness) on grounds other than persistent misuse of drugs or alcohol.

or

* are of eligible age - please refer to below table

http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/transport_and_travel/public_transport/bus.aspx