Open Consultation

Mandatory concessionary fares scheme in Wales

We are seeking views on free bus travel for older people, disabled people and injured service veterans in Wales.
Consultation End Date 
12 January 2018
26 days left for you to respond
Consultation launched 10 October 2017


Consultation document
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Consultation description 

We are consulting on options to improve access to and use of free bus travel in Wales. These include:

  • Welsh Government becoming the Travel Concession Authority
  • increasing the age of eligibility for older people to match the UK state retirement age
  • the issue of 'companion' passes for disabled people
  • extending the scheme to include volunteers.
How to respond
Please submit your comments by 12 January 2018, in any of the following ways:
Online Form 

Download the response form

Complete and return to:

Public Transport Policy Team
Transport – Policy, Planning and Partnerships
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ

Help and support 

For more information about this consultation e-mail