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English National Concessionary Travel Scheme

What is the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS)

The English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) is a national scheme run by the Department for Transport in conjunction with Local Authorities throughout England.

How does the scheme affect English residents?

The scheme offers English residents over the age of 60 and eligible disabled people free off-peak bus travel on weekdays and all day at weekends and Bank Holidays.

Within Greater London, the card is branded as the Freedom Pass, and additionally allows access to London Underground, London Overground, Tramlink, Docklands Light Railway and National Rail services.


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