Community transport

Community transport organisations operate in local areas and tailor the transport services they provide for the needs of the specific communities.

They provide specialist, affordable transport for their members.

Types of transport

  • individual transport for older people and less mobile who find it difficult to use bus services
  • specialist wheelchair transport
  • transport to day centres and social centres
  • minibus hires for affiliated clubs and organisations
  • group hire of vehicle to affiliated organisations
  • provision of cars and drivers under the Social Car scheme for residents meeting certain criteria, generally to meet medical appointments

If you need transport to health or social care services anywhere in the Scottish Borders you can do so by contacting -

Alternatively you can contact services in your local area please call:-

Borders Wheels, Brewerybrig, Low Buckhomside, Galashiels, TD1 1RT, 01896 755370

You can also contact the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS):

Royal Voluntary Service, Scottish Borders Hub, Katherine Elliot Centre, Howdenbank, Hawick, TD9 7JT, 01896 754481

Passenger transport

Address: Council Headquarters
Newtown St. Boswells

Telephone: 0300 100 1800