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Facilities for disabled persons

Law no. 448/2006 regarding the protection and promotion of the rights of disabled persons, as amended and supplemented, provides for disabled persons FREE railway transport by Regio or Interregio trains, 2nd class. 1st class journey, at sleeping/berth car can be made only with the full payment of the tariff differences and, as the case may be, of the reservation tariff.

Free railway journeys are made based on the free intercity transport ticket granted under Law no. 448/2006, a ticket that is valid for a single trip.

The free ticket can be used for the journey by a single carrier.

The free ticket is printed and distributed to the beneficiaries of the Law no. 448/2006, by the general directorates of social assistance and child protection of the county and district (DGASPC). According to the legislation in force, when distributing tickets, DGASPC notifies, under signature, to the holder of free tickets, THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE of free tickets granted under the Law no. 448/2006.

The disabled person can travel alone or with a single attendant or personal assistant, as appropriate. The attendant who travels with the disabled person can be any person.

Personal assistants can travel alone, without the holder, based on free tickets granted under the Law no. 448/2006.

In order to be accepted to travel, the passenger submits, before the start of the trip, the following documents at the ticket offices of the CFR Călători stations or travel agencies:

  • The free ticket (for the disabled person, for his/her attendant, respectively the personal assistant, as the case may be) which will be filled in by the beneficiary with ink or pencil, under the headings: „From the station ……” – with the departure station; „At the station ……” – with the destination station, after consulting the staff at the ticket offices;
  • The ID issued to disabled persons by the DGASPC or, in its absence, the original identity document (identity card or temporary identity card) for the holder of the trip (in case of children up to 14 years old – a copy after the birth certificate) and for the personal assistant;
  • When travelling with an attendant, the data on the holder’s ticket must correspond to the data on the attendant’s ticket, namely: name and surname of the disabled person, travel route, date of travel. After verifying the documents submitted by the beneficiary of the Law no. 448/2006, the cashier will issue a ticket according to the request and according to the data entered on the free ticket. A free ticket will be issued only for the distance that is filled in on the ticket.

If in the departure station there is no possibility to purchase tickets, the beneficiaries of the Law no. 448/2006 can get free tickets on board from the train staff, provided they appear to the train staff immediately after boarding the train.

Free tickets that are modified, deleted or that do not have the DGASPC watermark are not received for transport.

When checking the tickets on board, the beneficiaries of the Law no. 448/2006 will submit the ticket obtained from the ticket offices and the following documents:

– the disabled person – his/her free ticket and the identity card issued to the disabled person by the DGASPC or, in its absence, the original identity document, respectively the birth certificate in the case of children up to 14 years old, the original or a copy; if traveling with an attendant, the disabled person will also submit a free ticket for the attendant, having filled in the same travel dates with the disabled person’s free ticket.

– personal assistant – own free ticket and original identity document.

Persons who use a free ticket for the attendant and do not accompany the holder, are considered to be without a tickets and will be treated according to the legal provisions in force.

Persons who use free tickets without submitting the previously provided identity documents or who have an expired validity term are considered to be without a travel card and will be treated according to the legal provisions.

Intercity train travel, in 1st class, in the sleeper/berth carriage can only be done with full payment of the fare differences.

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