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7 thoughts on “Current Issues/Posts

  1. Peter Scott

    My Council charge £25 to replace a lost or damaged Bus Pass. They are aware that this is excessive and are discussibg the possibilty of a reduction.
    What would be a fair charge?

  2. Fred Robson

    The TFWM website says: “Holders of passes with a TFWM on them are also entitled to free travel on the Midland Metro tram and on trains operating within the Network West Midlands area.”

    Does your bus pass have a TFWM on it ? (we’d be interested to know)

    It might be that you fall just outside the TFWM area?

    “Network West Midlands is the name that connects all public transport in the West Midlands. This includes Birmingham, Dudley, Sandwell, Coventry, Walsall, Solihull and Wolverhampton.”

  3. Joan Morgan

    I have a Staffordshire Pensioner’s bus pas and live 3 miles for the Wolverhampton border yet I can’t use my buss pass on the Metro. However I could use it when I went to York. I don’t understand why this happens.

  4. Mark

    Hi Veronica

    The General Election is this year (2015) not 2016. Apologies if u just made a typo.

    Where are u based? The expiry date of bus passes are NOT all due to expire on 31 Dec 2016.

    I am not a member of any political party and never have been.

    Best wishes,


  5. Cat Campbell

    I think more to do with scottish independance referendum and re budgetting! Constitutional changes couldnt happen before 2016 due to consultation period that would have to happen,and the earliest date constitutional changes could happen is 2016! Coincidence? Maybe,or perhaps the powers that be have been aware of this possible change for a lot longer than joe public!

  6. veronica krawec

    why do all pensioners free bus passes expire on 31 st December 2016. any thing to do with the general election that year?

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