Murray Mallee Community Transport Scheme
Murray Mallee Community Transport Scheme (MMCTS)
MMCTS is a part of a state-wide Community Passenger Network (CPN) and was established in January 1997 to assist residents in the Mallee region by coordinating and brokering transport services. This service operates to assist those who are transport disadvantaged (assessment criteria applies) and are without access to suitable transport and in genuine need of a means to travel within the region and to Adelaide. At least 3 working days' notice is required and a fee for service applies.
A not for profit organisation utilising volunteer drivers and is supported by the Commonwealth Home and Community Care Program, the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, the Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure - Public Transport Services, Coorong District Council, Southern Mallee District Council and District Council of Karoonda East Murray.
Murray-Mallee Medical Service
A wheelchair-accessible Medical Service is available and operates Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays) Appointments in Adelaide need to be between the hours of 11am - 2pm. Fees do apply, however free travel for a carer or travel companion is available. At least 3 working days’ notice is required. This service is operated by Coorong Coaches; with bookings through the Murray Mallee Community Transport Scheme.
For further information please contact Helen Luke – CPN Regional Coordinator, or Administration Officer – Annyse McFee on 8572 4288 during office hours of Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 4.30 pm or visit www.murraymalleetransport.com.au
Tailem Bend Railway Station
TAILEM BEND SA 5260
PO Box 266
TAILEM BEND SA 5260
Phone (08) 8572 4288
Mobile 0427 097 700
Fax (08) 8572 4830
Link SA operates a bus service from Karoonda to the Riverland on Thursday and to Murray Bridge on Friday.
Enquiries and Bookings to: Murray Bridge Depot (18 Alma Ave, Murray Bridge) Phone 08 85322633 or go to http://www.linksa.com.au/
Fare: Adult: one way - $6.70
Fare: Concession: one way - $3.40 (upon presentation of entitlement card)
Thursday Karoonda to Berri (via Lameroo & Pinnaroo) departs Karoonda 8am, arrives in Berri at 11.05am, arrives Karoonda 5.30pm
Friday Karoonda to Murray Bridge (via Tailem Bend) departs Karoonda 9am, arrives in Murray Bridge at 10am, arrives Karoonda 3.30pm
These services do not operate on Weekends or Public Holidays.