Concessionary train fares for residents of Cuckfield are issued at the Parish Council Office. The office is open on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 10 am - 4 pm and Tuesdays from 9 am - 4 pm. The office is closed when the Clerk is away from the office, on holiday, etc. If you are planning a special journey, please ring the office first on 01444 451610 to check that we will be able to issue your pass.
These are no longer issued from the Parish Council. You must apply direct to West Sussex County Council. The forms can either be downloaded at email@example.com or are available from the local library or District Council offices.
These are available at a cost of £23.80 each for those over the age of 60. Please bring a cheque made payable to Mid Sussex District Council. Evidence of eligibility and residence is required for the first application but not for subsequent renewals. If you are in receipt of the state pension it is possible to have either a senior railcard at no charge or a bus pass. Please ask at the office for details..
Mid Sussex District Council runs a Concessionary Travel Scheme, which helps Mid Sussex residents who suffer from a disability or who are 60 years of age or more, with the cost of travel.
Bus passes are available at no charge to eligible Mid Sussex residents. The bus pass entitles them to free travel on all bus journeys in East & West Sussex. It can be used after 9.30am Monday to Friday and anytime at weekends and Bank Holidays.
Senior Railcards entitle residents to one third off the cost of most rail journeys. There is a discounted charge of £23.80 for the Senior Railcard.
Disabled Persons Railcard entitles the holder and a companion to a third off most rail travel. There is a discounted charge of £15.30 for this railcard, but some town and parish councils may provide a subsidy to reduce this charge.
Taxi Vouchers are available to assist residents with a disability in Mid Sussex who cannot physically use other forms of public transport. A book containing vouchers can be obtained free of charge, and one or more vouchers may be used to pay for up to half the fare with participating taxi companies. Please note, under the terms of the concessionary travel scheme, only one book of vouchers can be obtained in any one financial year.
All of the above are subject to the terms and Conditions of Mid Sussex District Council's Concessionary Travel Scheme.
For further information please contact Elizabeth Lancaster (Concessionary Fares Officer). Community Services Division, Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands, Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 1SS. Tel (01444) 477304. ElizabethL@midsussex.gov.uk