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Unlock free travel in Greater Manchester with Our Pass

2 months ago Mon 2nd Sep 2019

Say hello to Our Pass - a new pass that gives 16-18 year-olds across Greater Manchester the freedom to travel, work and learn.

For a one-off £10 fee, those aged 16 to 18 and living in Greater Manchester can travel for free on local buses right across Greater Manchester. 

It's a pass for, and designed by, young people. Whether you want to get to college, visit friends or family, go shopping or visit one of Greater Manchester's many attractions, Our Pass will get you there.

You can use Our Pass on any Rosso, Burnley Bus Company and Blackburn Bus Company for jouneys within Greater Manchester, and on these cross-boundary routes:

  • Blackburn Bus Company 1 between Bolton and Moss Cottages (beyond Egerton)
  • Red Express between Stubbins Railway Bridge and Manchester
  • The Witchway between Prestwich and Manchester
  • The 464 and 446/7 between Healy Post Office and Rochdale
  • Irwell Line between Duckworth Arms and Bury
  • Rosso 842 between Owd Betts and Rochdale

Who is it for?

Our Pass is for 16-18 year olds who live in Greater Manchester. The pass can be used from 1 September after your 16th birthday until 31 August after your 18th birthday (or until your 18th birthday, if this is 31 August).

You can continue to use your igo card until you become eligible for Our Pass. igo cards expire on the 31st August after your 16th birthday.

How to apply

You can now apply online for Our Pass. 

You will need a passport style photo, proof of your date of birth and proof that you live in Greater Manchester. There is an administration fee of £10, and if your card is lost, stolen or damaged there will be a £10 replacement fee.

If you have any questions about Our Pass, contact TfGM at [email protected] or call 0300 323 0777.

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