If you are a TfL employee, you may be eligible for a Retired Oystercard or Retired Privilege Ticket Authority Card (PTAC) in the following circumstances:
You may also be entitled to free or reduced rate travel facilities through your local council and you should contact them or get a form from your local Post Office for more details.
If you retain eligibility for travel benefits and your circumstances change, for example you change your address, please advise the Retired Travel Facilities Section, who can be contacted at:
14 Pier Walk
Telephone: 0800 0155 073
Retirees in possession of a valid Oyster card/retired pass are eligible for discounted Eurostar for themselves and five companions.
The holder and companions can travel together at £59 each return (standard class) or £119 (1st class), subject to availability.
How to redeem:
Reservations can be made by calling 03488 224888.
Applications should be made 14 days in advance of travel. The Eurostar Specialist Sales Section will check availability and offer alternatives if your preferred choice is not available.
Once a reservation has been made you will be provided with a booking reference number.
You will need to carry your Oystercard/retired pass with you when travelling. Tickets should be collected from the Eurostar ticket machines at either St.Pancras International or Ashford Station.
Information about travel restrictions when using free and privilege travel on ATOC (National Rail) and Stena Line.
For more information please contact the applicable service.
Please note that Southeastern High Speed Service is also included in the new restrictions.
Privilege Tickets Authority Cards (other services)
Privilege Tickets Authority Cards are valid on services detailed in the document below, subject to restrictions that are available from the Operators.
Retired Staff Oyster Cards Valid On Former London Country Bus Services
In addition to the normal validity, TfL Staff/Retired Staff Passes endorsed 'also available on former Country Bus Services routes' are accepted for free travel on any journey on bus services detailed in the notice below.