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Local bus and taxis

Buses

Up to 90% of the bus services in Bournemouth and Christchurch are provided by commercial companies who decide the routes and timetables. The main bus companies who operate in the area are:

Yellow Buses – tel: 01202 636000
Website: www.bybus.co.uk

Wilts and Dorset / Go South Coast – including ‘More’ buses – tel: 01983 257005
Website: www.wdbus.co.uk

Damory – tel: 01258 452545
Website: www.damorycoach.co.uk


Taxis

The following taxi companies are able to accommodate wheelchairs in their taxis. Please always confirm with the taxi company that a wheelchair accessible taxi is available before you travel.

AK Kabs Tel: 01202 249203

Arrow Transport Tel: Bob Rayner on 07860 851526

Care Cars Tel: 01202 895257 / 07796 990936

Christchurch Radio Cabs Tel: 01202 484848
Accept taxi tokens for the Christchurch area.

Disabled Transport Services - Tel: 01202 480111 Email:info@disabledtransportservices.co.uk
www.disabledtransportservices.co.uk

Galleon Taxis - Tel: 01425 611111- Wheelchair accessible vehicles, accept taxi tokens for Christchurch area.

Streamline - Warren’s Taxis Tel: 01202 555511

United Chritax
Tel: 01202 470000, 470500, 478786 - Accept travel tokens for Christchurch area.


Useful Information

Licensed taxis are by law required to carry, free of charge a guide dog, a hearing dog, or an assistance dog which accompanies a person with a physical disability or epilepsy. A driver can be prosecuted for refusing to let you take an assistance dog or charging extra to carry it. However, a driver may be able to get an exemption certificate for medical reasons. If they have an exemption certificate it must be displayed in the vehicle. Further information available at:
http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/consumer_e/travel_leisure_and_food_e/consumer_transport_e/consumer_advice_for_disabled_travel

 

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