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Public Transport

Information on public transport including timetable information, bus passes and taxicards as well as details on Community and Demand Responsive Transport.

Public and community transport
  • Timetables for Public Transport
    Publication of timetables for local buses as well as trains, ferries and coaches for longer journeys. Includes information on ticketing for public transport.
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  • Community Transport
    Community Transport includes schemes such as community bus and car schemes. These services in Dumfries and Galloway are provided by a number of voluntary organisations.
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  • Demand Responsive Transport
    In addition to the local bus network covering the main public transport routes, there are also a number of innovative demand responsive services known as "Ring 'n' Ride". These services promote inclusion and operate in rural areas with little or no conventional bus services.
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  • Bus Passes
    People aged over 60 and disabled people can access free travel anywhere in Scotland (and to/from Carlisle) on local buses and long distance scheduled coaches at any time of the day.
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  • Taxicards
    The Taxicard scheme allows residents with serious mobility impairment to travel in taxis at a reduced fare. Applicants must have a long term or permanent illness or disability, which prevents them from using or significantly limits their use of public transport.
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  • Bus Stops and Shelters
    The local authority offers advice concerning the positioning of bus stop signs and bus shelters. The provision and maintenance of bus shelters is the responsibility of the local transport authority.
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Contact Details

 

Sustainable Travel Team

Planning and Environment Services
Militia House
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2HR

Tel: 01387 260383
Fax: 01387 260111
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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