Axe set to fall on free train travel for old folk across South Yorkshire

Lisa Garner

Lisa Garner

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Free train travel for pensioners and disabled people could be scrapped as South Yorkshire’s transport bosses make cuts.

Rail passengers will be hit from April 1 if proposals are given the go-ahead at a meeting this Thursday.

The news comes after the announcement South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive plans to scrap the city centre’s FreeBee service, and concessionary bus travel between 9am and 9.30am.


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