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Community transport & SLINKY

Somerset County Council provides community and accessible transport for community groups and people whose needs are not met by normal public transport. There are various schemes, available depending on where you live, which offer a mixed fleet of vehicles, all with disabled access. 

  • Community Transport Schemes can provide transport for people or community groups whose needs are not met by public transport. Charges will depend on which scheme you use.
  • SLINKY transport service is an accessible bus service that can be used for everything from health appointments to shopping trips. A number of SLINKY services operate in different parts of Somerset. 

For details of your local community transport or how to contact your local SLINKY service, visit the Community Transport Services pages on Travel Somerset or phone 0300 123 2224.

Concessionary Bus Passes provide free bus travel, subject to certain time restrictions, to anyone over 66 years of age, or who is eligible on the grounds of disability. You can get more information and a copy of the application form by visiting the Apply for a concessionary bus pass page on the Council website or by phoning 0300 123 2224.

The Council also subsidises some bus services in Somerset. For information about services and timetables, phone Traveline on 0871 200 2233.