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Our Customer Service opening hours will change from 3 April 2017. Opening hours will be 8.45pm - 4.45pm, Monday to Friday. The Payment Centre hours will be 9am - 4.15pm, with credit/debit card payments only between 1pm and 2pm. 

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Community Information

Older person's National Entitlement Card

The National Entitlement Card offers a Scotland wide free bus and discounted travel scheme for people who are 60 years and over.

View of National Entitlement Card for Older Person or Disabled Person

Free travel is available with any local bus or scheduled long distance coach service.

Concessionary travel is available on First Scotrail within Strathclyde and on the Glasgow Underground - for those residents who live within the Strathclyde boundary.

Who can apply?

Residents of Scotland aged 60 and over can get an application form (LS304) from their local Post Office or SPT travel centre.  Completed application forms should be returned to their local post office or SPT Travel Centre.  For application status updates please contact SPT.

For more information on the National Entitlement Card visit the Transport Scotland website.

How to apply ?

To apply for your National Entitlement Card you'll need:

  • A completed application form

  • A recent photograph

  • Proof of age or disability

  • Proof of your current address

Application forms are available from Post Offices and SPT Travel Centres, we've listed the local travel centres below:

Glasgow city centre

Buchanan bus station
Killermont Street
Glasgow G2 3NP
Monday to Saturday 06:30-22:30
Sunday 07:00-22:30
(Last ticket sales 21:30)

St Enoch Subway station
St Enoch Square
Glasgow G1 4BW
Monday 08:30-17:30
Tuesday 08:30-17:30
Wednesday 09:00-17:00
Thursday to Saturday 08:30-17:30
Sunday 10:00-17:00

East Kilbride

East Kilbride bus station
7 Olympia Way
East Kilbride G74 1JT
Monday to Saturday 08:30-17:30
Closed Sunday

Greenock

Greenock bus station
28 Kilblain Street
Greenock PA15 1SR
Monday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Closed Sunday

Hamilton

Hamilton bus station
26 Brandon Street
Hamilton ML3 6AB
Monday to Saturday 08:30-17:30
Closed Sunday

Accessibility

SPT's travel centres include induction loops for the hard of hearing and lowered counters for wheelchair users.

Lost or stolen cards

Please contact Strathclyde Partnership for Transport on 0141 333 3211.


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