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Travel and Transport

Strathclyde Passenger Transport

Blue Badge Scheme

Dial A Bus

Low entry buses

Train

Taxis

Transport and Escort Services

Strathclyde Passenger Transport

Strathclyde travel card for disabled and blind persons offers free concessionary bus travel in Strathclyde area and discounted fares for a travelling companion.

Contact details:

Travel card unit
12 West George Street
Glasgow
G1 1QE

Tel: 0141 333 3211
Text: 0141 333 3258

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Blue Badge Scheme

Provides a national arrangement of parking concessions for people who have disabilities.  Contact your local social work office if you think you may be entitled to a badge.

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Dail A Bus

Dial a bus is available to people who are unable to use, or have difficulty using ordinary buses and who have a disability.

Dontact details:

Dial A Bus Unit
Strathclyde Passenger Transport
12 George Street
Glasgow
G1 1QE

Tel: 0141 333 3252
Textphone: 0141 332 0909

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Low entry buses

First Glasgow currently have low entry buses on nine routes throughout Glasgow.

For advice and information contact:

First Glasgow Customer Services
Tel: 0141 423 6600

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Train

The disabled persons railcard allows travel at discounted prices for disabled persons and companions

Contact detials:

The Disabled Persons Railcard Office
Tel: 0191 269 0303

National Rail Enquiries
Tel: 0845 7 48 49 50
Textphone: 0845 60 50 600
Web: www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Taxis

Many smaller private taxi companies have some vehicles suitable for wheelchair access.

Two largest Glasgow suppliers

T.O.A.
Tel: 0141 429 7070

Fast Black Taxis
Tel: 0141 400 7070

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Transport and Escort Service

Red Cross (local, national and international)
2 Swan Street
Glasgow
G4 0AX

Tel: 0141 332 1607

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