Passengers who use mobility aids (wheelchairs, scooters or motorized vehicles) should consider the size of the area allocated on accessible buses when planning a journey with Merseylink. To check that your mobility aid will fit on our accessible buses please contact our office before you travel.
Occupied mobility aids may only be carried upon Merseylink’s DDA compliant(wheelchair sticker) low floor bus services;
Mobility aid weight must not exceed 300kg (passenger weight included) and must comply with dimension, stability and maneuverability standards;
Occupied mobility aids such as wheelchairs, prams and strollers must be stationed in the designated area facing towards the rear of the bus with safety features applied;
Passengers are permitted to carry unoccupied wheelchairs, prams, strollers and scooters on any of Merseylink’s bus services provided they can be stowed away in the luggage racks.
Mobility impaired passengers have priority over prams, strollers and scooters. In this situation prams, strollers and scooters must then be stowed in the luggage racks.
Merseylink Mobility Aid Guidelines.pdf