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Community Transport in Lancashire

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There are 21 community transport schemes financially supported by Lancashire County Council.

Dial-a-Bus  services provide door-to-door facilities using minibus equipped with low steps and lifts so that people who find it difficult or impossible to use steps or are wheelchair uses can get in and out easliy.

Community Cars services are developed primarily in rural areas where demand is sparse and irregular. They are designed to provide a service for anyone in the area who is unable to reasonably use conventional services regardless of disability.

Changes to Community Transport Services from 1 July 2011

Following a recent review of Community Transport services in Lancashire the following changes will be made to the fares charged and times of operation of services from 1 July 2011.

How much do journeys cost?
From 1 July 2011 the maximum fares being charged by Community Transport operators will be as shown below. Some operators may offer lower fares than advertised therefore contact your local operator for full details:

Dial-a-Bus Services
For journeys;

Up to 2 miles £2 adult single fare
Over 2 and up to 4 miles £3 adult single fare
Over 4 and up to 9 miles £4 adult single fare
Over 9 miles and up to 18 miles £5 adult single fare
Over 18 miles £10 adult single fare

When do services operate?
Dial-a-Bus services will generally operate between the hours of: 0930 and 1430. (Some operators may run before or after these times therefore please check for details with the operators).

Community Car Services
Fares will be based on a charge of 40p per mile for each journey.

Please note NoWcards are not valid on Community Transport Services in Lancashire.

List of Community Transport Operators and areas covered:

Burnley & Pendle 01282 415310
Hyndburn                         01282 415310
Rossendale                     01282 415310
Lancaster                        01524 416735
Wyre & Fylde 01772 682749
Ribble Valley                   01200 444484
Preston/South Ribble     01772 204667
West Lancashire 01704 893373
Chorley/South Ribble 01257 260488


Lune Valley, Lancaster, Morecambe, Garstang, Rural Fylde, Eccleston/Heskin/Mawdesley, Wheelton & Withnell,
Parbold, Tarleton and Hesketh Bank
01772 516208
Ribble Valley Burnley/Pendle/Rossendale  01282 412096


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