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Veterans travel in London

You can apply to join the Veterans Concessionary Travel Scheme in London if you are:
  • a veteran getting financial help under the War Pensions Scheme
  • a veteran getting regular financial help under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
  • a war widow or war widower getting financial help from the War Pensions or Armed Forces Compensation Schemes
Under the Veterans Concessionary Travel Scheme, you will be issued with an Oyster photocard. You can use this to travel free at any time within London on the bus, underground, Docklands Light Railway (DLR), tram and London overground services. You can find out more information about this scheme by contacting Transport for London. Their contact details are: Helpline: 0845 331 9872 (open Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm) Website: