Minibus Hire Scheme

What does it do?

Braintree Community Transport has six fully accessible
minibuses which will transport 12 seated passengers. There are
removable seats to accommodate up to 2 wheelchairs per minibus.

Who it is for?

People in Braintree area.

Where it is available?

Local service (Braintree).

What it costs:

Any voluntary group who want to hire a minibus must register
with Braintree Community Transport and pay a £20 yearly
registration fee.
Hire cost is £1.00 per mile up to 100 miles. For journeys
over 100 miles the cost is 70p per mile plus £30.00. There is a
minimum charge of £20.00. These rates include the fuel
costs.

How to access or apply for it:


To register for this scheme or for information on becoming a
volunteer driver please contact Tracey Corcoran at Braintree
Community Transport on 01376 327357 or alternatively write to:
Braintree Community Transport,

Causeway House,
Braintree,
Essex,
CM7 9HB

Additional information:

Braintree Community Transport can provide volunteer drivers
subject to availability. Groups may provide their own drivers, but
all drivers must be registered with Braintree Community Transport
and have completed the MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme)
course or be willing to undertake the necessary training which is
provided by the scheme free of charge.
Vehicles will be available on a first come first served basis.
Block bookings can be arranged depending on availability.

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

27/09/2011