This section of the website has information on the various modes of public transport, including alternatives to driving and various other mobility schemes available.
The Directgov website has a link to rail services in the UK, including a section on using a train with a disability.
Bus and Coach travel
The Directgov website has a link to bus services in the UK, including a section on using a bus with a disability.
Traveling in a wheelchair
Ricability have created a guide Wheels Within Wheels that gives some useful information for a wheelchair user when using public transport.
Other alternatives to public transport
Dial a Ride Schemes
Community Car Schemes
Community car drivers use their own vehicles to carry those unable to use conventional transport to pre-booked destinations, most frequently medical appointments, in exchange for a specified mileage charge
Some Mobility Centres will undertake an assessment to see whether a mobility scooter may be suitable for you. See your local Mobility Centre for details or call 0800 559 3636 for more information.