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Carlisle City Wheels and Barrow Ring-a-Ride

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City Wheels in Carlisle & Barrow Ring-a-Ride are schemes that provide wheelchair accessible transport for people living in the city centre, who are unable to use public transport due to a mobility difficulty.  It is not available for people who have a concessionary bus pass.

This door-to-door transport service is for travel within the city boundary, and operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.  You need to book your journeys at least 48 hours advance. 

The service can be used for a variety of purposes including: 

  • Doctor, Dentist or Optician appointments     
  • Visiting friends or family in hospital
  • Shopping
  • Visiting friends 

For more information regarding the schemes, please follow the links below or contact the Community Transport Co-ordinator using the details below.

         Carlisle City Wheels Leaflet

         Barrow Ring-a-Ride Leaflet

To apply online please use the online application link below, or if you prefer, please download an application form which should be returned by post;

         Online Application

         Carlisle City Wheels Postal Application Formthis document will open in a new window

         Barrow Ring-a-Ride Registration Postal Application Formthis document will open in a new window


Community Transport Co-ordinator


Community Transport
Cumbria County Council
Parkhouse Building
Kingmoor Business Park


07788 396194