Concessionary bus and train pass

Eligible Calderdale residents are entitled to a free concessionary travel pass.

The pass permits free or reduced rate travel for:

Disabled people:

Blind people:

To check if you are eligible visit Blind and disabled passes eligibility|External link.

Companion entitlement

Blind people and children under 11 automatically qualify for the companion pass.

For people with severe disabilities, the pass can include provision for a companion to travel free of charge throughout West Yorkshire. To qualify for free travel, the companion must board and leave the bus / train at the same stop as the pass holder.

You can apply for companion entitlement if you are in receipt of:

or have confirmation from a medical practitioner or health care professional to support your request.

Applying for a concessionary pass

You can apply for a pass at our Customer First offices in Halifax, Brighouse or Todmorden. See Local offices.

You will need to provide:

You do not need to bring a photograph when you apply as our staff will take your picture.

Once your application has been approved, you will receive your new pass in the post within 10 working days.

Renewing your pass

If your pass is due to expire in the next month, fill in an application form and return it, with the relevant proof of eligibility, to one of our Customer First Offices at Halifax, Brighouse or Todmorden.

Lost and stolen passes

You can obtain a replacement concessionary pass from the Travel Centre at Halifax Bus Station.

For more information visit Replacing lost, stolen or damaged passes|External link.

Stolen passes will be replaced free of charge on production of a valid police incident number.

Last Updated: 23/03/2016