Questions regarding free concessionary travel within Tyne and Wear

Mr Hedley made this Freedom of Information request to Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive

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Dear Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive,

Could you please provide me with some information on the method used in calculating the level of reimbursement to commercial bus operators within the Tyne and Wear.

1) If the method is an average, please provide the relevant formula used to calculate.

2) If the method is per single journey, please provide details on the set figure per free concessionary journey.

3) Is the start and finish point of each free concessionary journey recorded? i.e. is the passenger required to state a destination?

In addition, could you please provide me with:

1) Copies of documentation or guidance given to operators, regarding free concessionary travel.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Hedley

Dear Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive,

With regards to my original request, dated 23rd March 2011. Could you please confirm receipt of this request?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Hedley

Freedom Info, Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive

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Dear Sir,

Thank you for your e-mail dated 23rd March 2011.

I attach for your information the current Concessionary Travel Reimbursement Arrangements made under the provisions of the Transport Act 1985 which is used to calculate the level of reimbursement (valid from 1st April 2011).

Regards

Colin Whittle
Head of Legal Services

Nexus, Nexus House, St. James' Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AX
Tel. 0191 203 3239 / Fax. 0191 203 3304

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Freedom Info, Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive

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Dear Sir,

Further to my earlier e-mail I now enclose Travel Concession Reimbursement Arrangements document issued under the Transport Act 2000 (valid from 1st April 2011)

Regards

Colin Whittle
Head of Legal Services

Nexus, Nexus House, St. James' Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AX
Tel. 0191 203 3239 / Fax. 0191 203 3304

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