is a registered Charity set up to help elderly and disabled people who are unable to access essential services because of genuine transport need.

If you are over 60, registered disabled, or are referred by Social Services or another caring agency, we should be able to help you. If you do not fit into one of these categories but have a genuine transport need, try giving us a call to see if we can help.

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Esk Valley Shopper

A community transport service run by Good Neighbours


With an Esk Valley Railcard: £2.10 return.

Without an Esk Valley Railcard: £3.00

This service operates from Westerdale, Castleton, Ainthorpe, Danby & Houlsyke. The service can make small diversions to pick up and set down passengers both in the Esk Valley and in Whitby.

The Whitby shopper bus is a demand responsive service, which means that in order to travel you will need to book your travel in advance. To book ring Good Neighbours on the Monday or Tuesday in the week of your journey.

Returning from Whitby at 1.45 p.m

This service runs Thursdays fortnightly

This service is not age restricted

The services are run as demand responsive travel & you must pre-book your journey. Please ring 01947 606440 to book on the Monday or Tuesday. If you ring out of office hours leave a message on the answer phone giving your name, telephone number, number of passengers & pick up point.

Please note: Our operating permit only allows us to run a "book in advance" demand responsive service. Passengers who have not booked cannot be carried.

As a community transport organisation, we are not included in the Concessionary Travel Scheme & you cannot use your "free" travel pass. However, discounted fares for holders of the Esk Valley Railcard still apply.

To book a place or for more information please phone 01947 606440

To book a journey call 01947 606440

Or you can call into our office at:

Whitby and District Community Transport

Church House



North Yorkshire

YO21 3BA

WDCT aim to provide transport for elderly and disabled people and community groups and others in need in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale district who are unable to use other forms of transport to access essential services in order to maintain an independent lifestyle.

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