Community transport services

Dial-a-bus

The Dial-a-Bus service provides door-to-door services within their operating areas, using vehicles specially adapted to make them easy to use. Vehicles are equipped with lifts and passenger restraints so that wheelchair users can travel without having to transfer to a seat. Services may run to a broad route and timetable. Please contact the operator for up-to-date details. They will always try to help wherever they can.

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:

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 services operate

Dial-a-Bus services will generally operate between the hours of 9.30am and 14.30pm.

Some operators may run earlier or later. Please contact the operator for details.

Services

Burnley & Pendle Dial-a-Bus Service

LCC Travelcare, Brindley Close, Network 65, Hapton, Burnley, BB11 5TD
Tel: 01282 415310

Dial-a-Bus and group transport Services in the Borough of Burnley and Pendle and the surrounding area. These services are provided by Travelcare.

Central Lancashire Dial-a-Bus

Unit 3, Lower Healey Business Park, Froom Street, Chorley, PR6 9AR
Tel/Fax: 01257 260488

Dial-a-Bus and Group Transport Services in the Boroughs of Chorley and South Ribble and the surrounding area Supported by voluntary contributions, Lancashire County Council, Chorley Borough Council and South Ribble Borough Council.

Wyre and Fylde Dial-a-Bus

Travelcare Office, Lancs Commercial Services,
Kirkham Distribution Centre, Richards Street, Kirkham, PR4 2HU
Tel: 01772 682749, Fax: 01772 682050

Dial-a-Bus services in the  urban areas of Fylde and Wyre, including a fully accessible service between the Fylde Coast and Kirkham and Wesham. This service is supported by Lancashire County Council.

Hyndburn Dial-a-Bus

11 Avenue Parade Accrington Lancashire BB5 6PN
Tel: 01282 415310.

Dial-a-Bus and group transport services in the Borough of Hyndburn and the surrounding area. These services are provided by Travelcare.

Lancaster and Morecambe Dial-a-Bus

LCC Travelcare, White Lund Road, Morecambe LA3 3DT
01524 416735

Lancaster and Morecambe Dial a Bus operates the Dial a Bus service for the urban areas of Lancaster and Morecambe.  The service is supported by Lancashire County Council.

Preston Community Transport

28 Friargate, Preston PR1 2AU
Tel: 01772 204667 Fax: 01772 251638
Mobile Shopmobility Service 0966 451613

Dial-a-Bus and Group Transport Services throughout the Borough of Preston and some of the surrounding areas - primarily the Bamber Bridge and Penwortham areas of South Ribble plus a weekly service between Longridge and Preston. Preston Community Transport also provides a “Shopmobility” scheme providing wheelchairs and electric "pavement scooters" for use in central Preston. The Dial-a-Bus service is supported by Lancashire County Council while the “Shopmobility” service is supported by Preston Borough Council.

West Lancashire Dial-a-Bus

The Operations Centre, 4 Langley Place, Burscough Industrial Estate L40 8JS
Tel: 01704 893373 Fax: 01704 896605

Dial-a-Bus and Group Transport Services within the West Lancashire District and the surrounding area. The service is supported by Lancashire County Council and West Lancashire District Council.

Ribble Valley Community Transport (operating as Little Green Bus)

Unit 3 Upbrooks, Clitheroe BB7 1PL
Tel: 01200 444484  Fax: 01200 429590

Rossendale Dial-a-Bus

LCC Travelcare  Brindley Close, Network 65, Hapton, Burnley, BB11 5TD
Tel: 01282  415310

Dial a Bus within Rossendale. This service is supported by Lancashire County Council.

Community car schemes

Operating Area

Operator

Tel No.

Fax

Booking hours

The scheme is supported by

Lune Valley, Lancaster, Morecambe, Garstang and Rural Fylde

Preston Community Transport

01772 516208

01772
251638

Monday to Friday

8.30am  4.30pm

 

LCC and Preston Community Transport

Eccleston/Heskin/Mawdesley, Wheelton and Withnell

Parbold, Tarleton and Hesketh Bank

Ribble Valley

Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale

Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service

01282 412096

01282
835908

Monday to Friday

9am to 2pm

LCC and Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service

The scheme areas remain the same, ie Wheelton and Withnell includes, Heapey, Wheelton, Withnell, Hoghton, Brinscall, Abbey Village and Brindle.