My College @ The City of Liverpool College

Travel Policy

Types of Bus Passes

There are two types of bus travel pass:

  • Arriva
  • Stagecoach

Travel Policy 2016/17

Assessing Applications

  • All students must pay a £20 contribution per term towards their pass.
  • All students’ attendance must be 90% or above to qualify for a new termly pass.

16-18

  • Students must live 2 miles (by land transport) from their main centre.
  • Students on a full time programme can be supported with an Arriva bus pass (North West area), Stagecoach or a rail card (to be used only on Merseyrail Electrics).

19+ and 24+ Loan

  • Students must live 2 miles (by land transport) from their main centre. Students household income must be £25,000 or below.
  • Students who attend college 3 days per week can be supported with an Arriva bus pass (North West area), Stagecoach or a rail card (to be used only on Merseyrail Electrics).

Replacement/Lost/Stolen/Soiled passes

  • Five day return: Students must wait 5 days to see if the bus company returns the pass but if the student wants a replacement straight away they can purchase one. If the pass is returned to the college after they pay for a replacement they can complete a refund form to claim their money back.
  • Arriva/Stagecoach Lost bus pass: Students must pay £45 for a replacement.
  • Stolen bus pass: A police report (not a crime reference number) must be provided for the student to have their pass replaced at no cost.  The report is to be stapled to their travel form for audit purposes.
  • Soiled/damaged bus pass: The College will replace all soiled/damaged passes free of charge but we must have the pass to return to the travel company.
  • Rail passes: If a student loses their rail pass then they will pay £30 for a replacement. £20 to the college and £10 to the rail company.

 

Previous edit by D Davies on 22 April 2016 at 3.02pm