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Disabled Person’s Railcard

March 28 2019

The Disabled Persons Railcard is for people with a disability that makes travelling by train difficult. You will qualify if you receive certain benefits such as 

  •  Personal Independence Payments (PIP) 
  •  Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at either: 
  • the higher or lower rate for the mobility component, or 
  • the higher or middle rate for the care component 
  •  Attendance Allowance or Severe Disablement Allowance 
  •  War Pensioner’s Mobility Supplement 
  •  War or Service Disablement Pension for 80% or more disability 
  • buy or lease a vehicle through the Motability scheme 
  • have a visual impairment 
  • have a hearing impairment 
  • have epilepsy 

The card entitles you to Get 1/3 off adult rail fares for travel on the National Rail network in Great Britain. 

If you’re travelling with another adult they will also get 1/3 off their rail fare, so you can save money for a friend or family member too! 

There are no time restrictions on the Disabled Persons Railcard, so you can use it to get a discount on tickets at any time of the day. 

The railcard costs £20 for one year or £54 for three years. For further details and to apply online go to the website below.

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