Changes to the Concessionary Travel Pass SchemeThe Government has announced that from April 6th 2010 the age at which you become eligible for an Elderly Person's Travel Pass will increase and will no longer be on your 60th birthday.
If your 60th birthday falls between 6th April 2010 and 5th April 2015 you will be affected.
A helpline website is available: http://pensions.direct.gov.uk/en/state-pension-age-calculator/home.asp
or by ringing Merseyside Ticket Unit on 0151 236 6056
"Changes of the scheme will not effect Merseyside" said Mark Dowd, Chair of Merseytravel.
"We will continue to provide free transport on buses, trains and ferries after 9.30am for the over 60's as we have done for the past 22 years"
The additional costs, which are believed to me minimal, will be funded by Merseytravel.