The Disabled Person’s Rail Card costs £20 and is designed to help make rail travel easier. Travellers and their companions may be eligible for up 1/3 rail travel discount. For more information contact: Disabled Person’s Railcard Office, PO Box 11631, Laurencekirk AB30 9AA t: 0845 605 0525 (7.00am to 10.00pm Monday to Sunday) Minicom: 0845 601 0132 www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk.
The Senior Bus Pass gives you free off peak travel on buses across England, to find out if you are eligible and apply click here.
The Senior Rail Card costs £30 but could save you 1/3rd on off-peak train tickets, for more information click here.
The Mobility Travel Pass entitles people with a disability to free travel on off peak buses in England, and buses, trams and trains within South Yorkshire at any time. Restrictions apply. For more information contact: Housing Benefits, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BU t: 01302 735336 http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/council-tax-benefits/mobility-travel-pass
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems. It allows blue badge holders to park close to where they need to go. The scheme operates throughout the UK to national guidelines. For more information contact: Blue Badge Scheme, Doncaster Council, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BU t: 01302 862549 email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/adult-social-care/blue-badge-scheme
Motability is a government funded scheme. It gives people with a disability the ability to enjoy both choice and independence over their travel arrangements. Applicants must be in receipt of the Disability Living Allowance Higher Rate Mobility component. (Enhanced rate of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) when it comes into force.) Other restrictions apply. For more information contact: Motability Operations, City Gate House, 22 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HB t: 0845 456 4566 (8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday) www.motability.co.uk
If you have difficulty using mainstream public transport, Door 2 Door Community Transport services in South Yorkshire may be able to help. Door 2 Door services are operated using fully accessible vehicles that take you directly from your home and around the local area you live in, making your travel experience as easy as possible. All Door 2 Door services must be pre-booked before travel.
For more information call Doncaster Community Transport on 01302 342400 or for information about accessible travel in South Yorkshire visit http://www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/transportaccessibility.
Hospital Shuttle Service is a free hospital shuttle service operating between Doncaster Royal Infirmary and Montagu in Mexborough and is open to outpatients, their escorts and hospital in-patient visitors. For more information contact: t: 0800 953 6633 (9.30am to 4.30pm) Doncaster to Bassetlaw Hospital Shuttle Service t: 01909 502424
Medicars help with transport getting to and from hospital appointments. Please call the department that arranged your appointment. Restrictions apply to companions.
For more schemes related to transport visit our community databaseLast reviewed: 15/11/2016