Wheels in Motion


Wheels in Motion is a 5-year project to develop community transport services in the rural parts of Bedford Borough, funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

Membership of Wheels in Motion costs £25 per annum (valid from April to March each year), currently this offers access to the services below.

Our bookings line (01234 834934) is open from 1pm to 4pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 Dial a Ride

Services are now available Monday-Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm using paid drivers. Fares start at £3.50 and rise to £4.50 for longer trips within the Borough (may be subject to change). All drivers are DBS checked and have MIDAS and PATS training.

We use specially adapted vehicles with the ability to carry wheelchairs or to provide a traditional 5 seated car layout. You can use this service for all kinds of journeys such as shopping, visit friends or relatives, for work, recreational or educational purposes.

We take bookings for our Dial a Ride Services up to a week in advance and no less than one day before you travel.

Community Car Scheme

Local volunteers using their own cars are available to help members of the scheme to travel around. All volunteers are DBS checked and trained before they arrive at your door to take you safely to your destination. The charge for this service is as detailed above.

This service is subject to volunteer availability so we ask for as much notice as possible when booking a Community Car journey.

If you wish to volunteer for the scheme we will be glad to hear from you.


Contact phone: 01234 834934

Contact email: wheelsinmotion@bedsrcc.org.uk



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