National (Scotland) Concessionary Travel for Blind Persons

This card is available for travel by blind persons. It should be in the style shown below, with an ‘eye’ symbol next to the C 

Image from manual

Card Holders may travel Free of Charge in Standard Class accommodation (no ticket to be issued) on the following services at any time:-

All train services between stations within Scotland and as far as Carlisle and Berwick upon Tweed, by all operators.

Aberdeenshire Council issue a small number of "Blind Taxicards" to persons who are both blind and physically disabled. These cards will be valid for both local and national journeys.)

Companions

Generally, companions are NOT included in this scheme.

However, where a Local Scheme is in place the Local Authority who have issued the card is identified on the face of the card and that Local Authority scheme for companions will apply.  To be valid for the Local Authority Companion Scheme the  National Entitlement Card must have +1 shown as per the image shown below.

The local authorities who have Companion Schemes are:

  • West Lothian Flat Fares or 50% discount.
  • Fife 50% discount
  • Strathclyde 50% discount