Other Concessionary Discounts

There are other concessionary discounts on fares available for visually-impaired people or wheelchair users who do not have a Disabled Persons Railcard.

Blind or visually-impaired customers travelling with a companion

If you are registered as blind or visually impaired and you are travelling with another person, the concessionary discounts below apply for both you and your companion. You cannot get a discount if you are travelling on your own. Discount applies to adult fares only.

You must show a document confirming your disability when you buy your ticket and when travelling. It must be either a CVI/BP1/BD8 certificate or documentation from a recognised institution, for example, Social Services, your Local Authority, or Blind Veterans UK. Tickets can be purchased from staffed National Rail station ticket offices.
 

Ticket type

Discount on adult fare

First Class / Standard Anytime Singles or Returns

34% off

First Class / Standard Anytime Day Single

34% off

First Class / Standard Anytime Day Return

50% off

 

People who stay in their own wheelchair for a rail journey who do not have a Disabled Persons Railcard

 

If you need to stay in your own wheelchair during a journey and you can get the concessionary discounts below. Discounts are available on adult and child fares.

Discounts apply if you are travelling alone. They are also available to one adult travelling with you. Tickets can be purchased from staffed National Rail station ticket offices.
 

Ticket type

Discount on adult & child fares

First Class / Standard Anytime Singles or Returns

34% off

First Class / Standard Anytime Day Single

34% off

First Class / Standard Anytime Day Return

50% off

 

Season tickets for blind or visually-impaired people

If you are blind or visually-impaired, you can buy one adult Season ticket that enables a companion to travel with you on National Rail services only at no extra cost (so two people travel for the price of one). It doesn’t have to be the same person travelling with you on every journey.

Please take evidence of your visual impairment with you to prove your eligibility. It must be either a CVI/BP1/BD8 certificate or documentation from a recognised institution, for example, Social Services, your Local Authority or Blind Veterans UK. Tickets can be purchased from staffed National Rail station ticket offices.

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