Taxi fares and tariffs

The following are the current hackney carriage fares, approved by Wigan Council, with effect from 5th October 2018.

Current taxi fares - effective from 5th October 2018
Tariff One. Hiring begun after 6am & before 11pm
If the distance does not exceed 408 yards (approx. 373 metres) for the whole distance: £2.00p
For each subsequent 97 yards (approx. 88.7 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Waiting Time: For each period of 29 seconds or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Tariff Two. Hiring begun after 11pm & before 6am or begun on any Bank Holiday other than those in tariff three
If the distance does not exceed 408 yards (approx. 373 metres) for the whole distance: £2.50p
For each subsequent 78 yards (approx. 71 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Waiting Time: For each period of 23 seconds or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Tariff Three. Hiring begun after 7pm on 24th December & before 6am on 27th December & hiring made after 7pm on 31st December & before 6am on 2nd January
If the distance does not exceed 408 yards (approx. 373 metres) for the whole distance: £4.00p
For each subsequent 48.5 yards (approx. 44 metres) or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Waiting Time: For each period of 14 seconds or uncompleted part thereof: £0.10p
Extra Charges
(a) Where five or more persons hire a vehicle licensed to carry that number of passengers, there may be charged for each passenger over four, the sum of: £1.00p
(c) A charge of £30.00 may be made for the soiling of the vehicle by travel sickness brought on by alcohol or drugs or for the soiling of the vehicle by animals carried in it.  
No other charges may be made.  

Complaints

Any complaints in relation to a hackney carriage vehicle or driver should be made together with the licence number of the vehicle and / or driver to the Licensing Section using the contact details.

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