Transport

Getting Better Together Ltd

Shotts Healthy Living Centre, Kirk Rd, Shotts, ML7 5ET

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT

AND VOLUNTEER DRIVERS

OUR SERVICES

GBT offers a mini bus service to all non-profit making groups. (Schools, Voluntary groups, Churches, Youth Groups etc).

Please note this service is not a self drive hire service all services come with a fully qualified Pats and Midas trained driver.

 

GBT Community Transport Operates under Section 19 Community Bus Permit and is a non profit making organisation.

GBT currently provide a bus services in partnership with SPT - The CB5 service

 

 

 

 

CB5 service operates from Monday to Sunday

 

From Bonkle,Shotts, Salsburgh, Eurocentral

 

 

 

Timetable, destinations and other information can be viewed or downloaded here.

Please note this is a normal public bus service, no booking or membership required, route and fare information available within the download above

Using our Community Transport Service

 

GBT Community Transport is available for all non-profit making community groups such as; schools, chruches, sports clubs and voluntary organisations.

 

All Transport bookings through this service include, a fully qualified driver, insurance, and fuel.

 

Getting Better Together Community Transport currently operate with;

 

4x --------- 16 seater minibus with wheelchair access

1x --------- 12 seater minibus with wheelchair access

1x --------- 8 seater MPV

1x --------- 7 Seater MPV with wheelchair access

 

GROUP PRICES

 

Annual Membership = £35

 

Booking fee per journey = £15

 

£25 per journey up to 30 miles

 

£42 per journey up to 50 miles

 

£1.10 per mile per journey (after 50 miles)

 

 

All GBT vehicles are fully maintained to the highest standard.

 

GBT Community Transport is only permitted to charge in order to recoup running costs. We are a member of the Community Transport Association, West of Scotland Community Transport Network and North Lanarkshire Community Transport Consortium.

Free St Andrews Hospice Airdrie bus service

GBT with St Andrews Hospice

currently run a 7 day a week timetable service leaving from:

 

- flowerhill carpark

 

- via drummgelloch railway station car park

 

- and to Wester Moffat hospital

 

Operating between - 6.35 AM - 22.10 PM

 

THIS IS A FREE SERVICE IT IS ALSO OPEN TO VISITORS.

GBT Volunteer Driving Service

 

This Free Service is for people over the age of 65 who have difficulty in accessing transport and attending their appointments but are not eligible for transport from the ambulance service. They may not have thier own car, no access to public transport or live too far away from their clinic to walk. Patients will be referred to the Volunteer Driver Service by a health professional in their area. (Doctor, Nurse, housing, carer).

 

 

If you or someone you support suits this description

contact James or Paul on 01501 825 800 (Select option 2 - transport) - e-mail jamesgbtshotts@btconnect.com

 

This project is funded by NHS Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire Council and SPT as part of the Reshaping Care for Older People programme.

Volunteer Drivers Wanted!

 

 

If you are interested in driving minibuses or assisting with minibuses as a volunteer please contact GBT.

 

Fully certified MiDAS training is available and if you would like to volunteer but cannot drive how about training as a passenger assistant? To help assist people safely to the minibus from their homes and back again.

 

There are opportunities as part of our Volunteer Driver Programme to support older people getting to medical appointments. Expenses are paid to Drivers of 45 pence per Mile when using their own car.

 

Full training will be given and PVG check organised by GBT.

Please note all vehicles must have current road tax, insurance and MOT if applicable.

 

There are also other volunteering opportunities through-out North Lanarkshire with other Community Transport Organisations as part of the North Lanarkshire Community Transport Consortium.

 

If you are interested in any of the above please contact James or Paul on 01501 825 800 (option 2) or e-mail jamesgbtshotts@btconnect.com

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