Saturday Bus - Summer News!

 

The Minibus service from Tewin to Welwyn Garden City and Hertford now runs on Saturday mornings only. On alternate Saturdays the Minibus also travels to Stevenage.

A contribution to funds is charged - £4 Return Trip or £2 One Way. The funds will contribute to extending the service.

Summary of days:

  • WGC & Hertford  - September 2, 16 & 30
  • WGC, Hertford & Stevenage - September 9 & 23

Summary of times:

  • From Tewin 09:30
    Arrive WGC 09:48
    Return 12:32
    Time in WGC 2:44
  • From Tewin 09:30
    Arrive Hertford 10:05
    Return 12:15
    Time in Hertford 2:10
  • From Tewin 10:30
    Arrive Stevenage 11:00
    Return 13:15
    Time in Stevenage 2:15

You can see the full timetable here.

Please continue to contact Ann Kevis at the Over 50s Club, or phone her on 01438 717473,  to book a place and to pay your fare.

 

Transport Group

A meeting was held on 11 July 2016 to discuss Tewin's transport situation in the wake of the slashing of Tewin's bus service..  Here is the poster announcing the meeting, and here are the minutes. A Steering Group has now been set up. See Transport Meeting Notes for minutes of its meetings.

We have pulled together information about transport in Tewin, see below.

If you want to contact the transport group, please use the form on the right.

Transport in Tewin

  • RailwaysHertford EastTrains to Liverpool Street and the East

    OrganisationAbout OrganisationFurther details
    Bus Permits enquiries@eastherts.gov.uk
    East Herts. Council,  Tel 01279 655261  
    Bus Services, 204, 378, 388 To Welwyn Garden City and Hertford Time tables displayed in bus shelters at Tewin - Rose & Crown & Desborough Drive. Also at bus stop outside Plume of Feathers, Upper Green.
    Dial a ride Door to door service - you need to be 75 or over, or registered as disabled to qualify. Tel 01992 556771
    www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/dialaride
    Medical Services Transport This is the first point of contact for non emergency hospital transport.
    A prioritised service based on assessed medical, mobility or support needs and where no other transport, such as family, friends, taxi or voluntary car scheme is available. It is a prioritised service based on clinical need and can be subject to some delays. Check at the time of booking the time which should be allowed to be in time for appointments. This service cannot be used to transport to A&E but might be available for transport from A&E.
    Medical Services Transport covers all hospitals where treatment is funded by East and North Herts NHS Trust, including Lister Hospital, Mount Vernon, Papworth, Princess Alexandra, Addenbrookes, QEII, Hertford County, Herts and Essex, St Margarets Epping, Bedford and Watford General.
    There is no charge for this service.
    0300 303 2101
    (8.00 am - 8.00 pm weekdays)

    Have your NHS number and GP details to hand.
    CVS Community Car Scheme A service provided using volunteer drivers for East Herts residents who cannot access public transport and do not have access to a car to get to essential appointments, due to age, frailty, disability or rural isolation. Drivers will wait up to two hours while people attend appointments. Some drivers may have wheelchair accessible cars.
    You will need to register as a member.
    Bookings should be made at least 48 hours in advance of any proposed journey.
    Charges: 45p per mile from the driver’s home; plus any car parking charges.
    Please use the same phone number if you would like to volunteer to be a driver for this scheme.
    0300 123 1677


    Office hours 9.00 am – 12.00 noon, Monday – Friday.

    www.drivenbythecommunity.org.uk

    Hertfordshire Action on Disability For disabled people, a 24 hour, countrywide, wheelchair accessible service.
    Charges: each journey is priced and a quote given in advance of the journey.
    01707 375159
    Buses to Gatwick and Heathrow airports   From Welwyn Garden City bus station near the Howard Centre.
    Railways Hertford East Trains to Liverpool Street and the East
      Hertford North Trains to Moorgate
      St Albans City Trains to St Pancras and the North, and Europe via Eurostar
    Also Thameslink to Gatwick Airport and Brighton
      Watford Trains to Euston, NW and Scotland (Intercity trains stop here)
      Stevenage Trains to Kings Cross or Moorgate, Ely, Cambridge, Peterborough, & Letchworth
    Also Intercity to NE and Scotland
      Welwyn North &
    Welwyn Garden City
    Trains to Kings Cross or Moorgate, Ely, Cambridge, Peterborough, & Letchworth
    Also Intercity to NE and Scotland 
      Eurostar Bookings 08705 186 186
    www.eurostar.com
    General Enquiry Line: 08457 484950
      General Enquiry Line 08457 484950