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As an older person there are many ways in which you can take advantage of concessionary travel in Tyne and Wear and across the country.

You’ll be surprised how far you can travel using your concessionary travel pass. Here are a few suggestions of where you can travel to on public transport.

Getting to hospital can be a worry for some people. This section gives details on how you can travel to and from the hospitals in Newcastle.

This information includes: the blue badge scheme, concessionary travel, Senior railcard, Motability car scheme, NexusTaxicard, Shopmobility and Hop to the shops.

The TaxiCard scheme is for those who have a disability or impairment that means using public transport is difficult.

Information on the types of public transport available in Newcastle.

This article signposts you to support and help if you are on a low income.