Richmondshire District Council

Current hackney carriage fares

Tariff 1 - up to 4 passengers

Tariff 1 Inclusive of VAT
First half mile or part thereof £2.70
Each additional 1/10 of a mile or part thereof £0.22
Waiting time for each period of 1 minute or part thereof £0.20

Tariff 2 - up to 4 passengers

Tariff 2 Inclusive of VAT
For hirings begun between 11pm to 7am               Tariff 1 plus 50%

Tariff 3 - up to 4 passengers

Tariff 3 Inclusive of VAT
For hirings begun between 6pm Christmas Eve to
7am on 27 December and 8pm on 31 December
to 7am on 1 January, and midnight to midnight all
Bank Holidays                                    
Tariff 1 plus 100%

Tariff 4 - 5 or more passengers

From 6am until 11pm on any day except public holidays, Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve:  

Tariff 4 Inclusive of VAT
First half mile or part thereof     £4.50  
Each additional 1/10 of a mile or part thereof £0.25
Waiting time for each two minutes or part thereof £0.60

Tariff 5 - 5 or more passengers

From 11pm until 6am on any normal day and at any time on public holidays, Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve:

Tariff 5 Inclusive of VAT
First half mile or part thereof     £5.50  
Each additional 1/10 of a mile or part thereof £0.30
Waiting time for each two minutes or part thereof £0.60

Other charges

Other charge Inclusive of VAT
Soiling charge - A maximum charge for cleaning a
vehicle where it has been soiled by passengers by
whatever means to cover the vehicle and loss of earnings
£100
Booking fee - a maximum booking fee (one way only) is
payable provided the amount is agreed with the hirer
at the time of booking
£4.00

The meter must be engaged for each and every journey, whether the vehicle has been pre-booked or not. 

If the hiring takes the journey outside of the Richmondshire district, the driver cannot charge any more than this table of fares allows, unless a fare has been agreed with the hirer before the start of the journey.

This page shows the maximum charges and drivers are permitted to negotiate a fare provided they do not charge any more than the table of fares allows.

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