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Hackney carriage fares


With effect from 1 April 2019.

Maximum fares for time and distance


Tariff 1 - may be charged at any time

Initial charge

For the first 8/10 mile (1,408 yards) whilst in motion, the first ten minutes whilst stationary or a combination of both:

£4.00

Subsequent charges

For each 135.38 yards whilst in motion, each 40 seconds whilst stationary or a combination of both. Whilst in motion, this equates to approximately £2.60 per mile:

£0.20


Tariff 2 - may be charged for any hiring commencing:

Any time between 11:30pm and 6am / any time on a public holiday / any time after 6pm on either Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve.

Initial charge

For the first 8/10 mile (1,408 yards) whilst in motion, the first ten minutes whilst stationary or a combination of both:

£6.00

Subsequent charges

For each 135.38 yards whilst in motion, each 40 seconds whilst stationary or a combination of both. Whilst in motion, this equates to approximately £3.90 per mile:

£0.30


Tariff 3 - may be charged for any hiring commencing:

Any time on Christmas Day / any time on New Year's Day.

Initial charge

For the first 8/10 mile (1,408 yards) whilst in motion, the first ten minutes whilst stationary or a combination of both:

£8.00 

Subsequent charges

For each 135.38 yards whilst in motion, each 40 seconds whilst stationary or a combination of both. Whilst in motion, this equates to approximately £5.20 per mile:

£0.40


Extra charges - applicable to any of the above tariffs

Weekend hiring

For any hiring commencing at any time Saturday and any time Sunday or Monday before 6am:

£0.80

Additional passengers

Per person in excess of two passengers, excluding children under one year of age:

£0.20

Congestion charges, tolls and car parking incurred during hiring

Any charges(s) detailed above, incurred as a result of a passengers instruction may be added to the fare.

Recommended maximum spoilage charge

Any claim for damage and/or spoilage must be a matter between the proprietor and the passenger. The amount charged must be relative to any repairs and/or losses:

£85.00