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Picket Piece, Icknield Way, Vigo Road and Eastfield Road Taxishare (9)
What is the Picket Piece, Icknield Way, Vigo Road and Eastfield Road Taxishare?
It is a public transport service for residents living in Picket Piece, Vigo Road, Eastfield Road and Ickneild Way to travel to Andover Town Centre.
The taxishare is similar to a bus service only a 'taxi' picks passengers up instead of a bus. These services are often put in place when a bus service no longer operates in the area and can be known as either a Taxishare or Carshare.
Where can I travel to?
You can travel to Andover Town Centre
The vehicle will pick you up from your nearest bus stop. If you are unable to get to a bus stop due to a mobility issue then you can get picked up from your home address or a convenient place nearby. You will need to discuss this when you register.
Can anyone use this carshare?
Anyone living in Picket Piece, Vigo Road, Eastfield Road or Ickneild Way and wants to travel into Andover Town Centre can use the Taxishare.
When can I travel?
The Taxishare operates on Mondays and Thursdays, at the following times:
Journeys to Andover
Picket Piece: 09:55
Turin Court, Ickneild Way: 10:00
Vigo Road: 10:10
Eastfield Road: 10:15
Andover Town Centre: 10:20
Andover Tesco: 10:23
Journeys from Andover
Andover Tesco: 12:25
Andover Town Centre: 12:30
Eastfield Road: 12:35
Vigo Road: 12:40
Turin Court, Ickneild Way: 12:50
Picket Piece: 13:00
What does it cost?
Picket Piece to Andover £1.50 single £3 return.
Icknield way, Vigo Road or Eastfield Road to Andover £1.10 single £2.20 return.
If you have a Hampshire County Council disabled person's bus pass you can travel free on this service. If you have a Hampshire County Council older person's bus pass you can travel for free on any journey departing from your stop after 09:00. If you have a pass issued by any other English Local Authority you can travel for free on any journey departing from your stop after 09:30. In all cases show your pass to the Taxishare/Carshare driver each time you travel otherwise you will need to pay.
Children under five can travel for free and those under 16 for half price.
How do I book?
Before you can use the taxishare you need to register with Hampshire County Council by calling the number above. You will then be sent a membership pack with the booking number to ring when you would like to travel.
To use the service you must book your seat. you must give at least one hour's notice.
For more information on any of the Taxishare and Carshares in Hampshire please call the Community Transport Team on 01962 846786.
Details of any Taxishare/ Carshare schemes in your area can be found by using the Transport Search.
A leaflet about the service is available to download below.