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Hackney Carriage Fares

 

Maximum Fares Payable by Passengers

 

Operative from March 2018

 

Tariff 1 Day Rate

Day Rate
6.00am to 10.59pm

If distance does not exceed 320 yds then for the whole distance

£2.00

If distance exceeds 320 yds then for the first 320 yds

£2.00

For each subsequent 160 yds or uncompleted part thereof

20p

Waiting time (calculated at £16.00 per hour) or approx. for each period of 45 seconds or uncompleted part thereof

20p

Tariff 2

Night Rate
11.00pm to 5.59am

If distance does not exceed 320 yds then for the whole distance

£2.70

If distance exceeds 320 yds then for the first 320 yds

£2.70

For each subsequent 130 yds or uncompleted part thereof

20p

Waiting time (calculated at £16.00 per hour) or approx. for each period of 36 seconds or uncompleted part thereof

20p

Tariff 3

(for each hire commenced between 2pm on 24th December and 5.59am on 27 December and for each hire commenced between 2pm on 31st December and 5.59am on 2nd January). On public holidays, tariff 3 applies for 24 hours (midnight to midnight)

If distance does not exceed 300 yds then for the whole distance

£2.70

If distance exceeds 300yds then for first 300 yds

£2.70

For each subsequent 100 yds or uncompleted part thereof

20p

Waiting time (calculated at £24.00 per hour) or approx. for each period of 30 seconds or uncompleted part thereof

20p

Extra Charges                                                                                             

For each person carried in excess of one person, irrespective of distance (two children under ten years old count as one person for fare purposes only)

20p

For animals

20p

Fouling charge must be paid if the inside of the cab needs cleaning

£30.00

Wheelchairs, Prams, Children under 12, Guide and Hearing Dogs

No charge

Extras to be limited to a maximum of 60p for four seater hackney vehicles, 80p for five seater hackney vehicles, £1.00 for six seater hackney vehicles, £1.20 for seven seater hackney vehicles and £1.40 for eight seater hackney vehicles.
Rates calculated by Time
Where the hirer expresses their desire to engage the taxi by time, then the rate of fare shall be calculated by time, such rate of fare being agreed in advance with the driver

 

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