Katch Taxi Bus

Katch Taxi-Bus

Framlingham/Snape – Wickham Market station

Katch is an on-demand shared taxi-bus service connecting the East Suffolk Line at Wickham Market rail station with Framlingham, Wickham Market and Snape. The service is a pilot and runs 7 days a week using electric vehicles.

Katch serves fixed stops along the route including the popular destinations of Framlingham Castle and Snape Maltings. Fares are in line with a bus service.

Book and pay via the Mobile App or by phone

The service can be booked in advance or on-the-day via the free mobile app from the Google Play store or Apple App store, or by telephone. Real-time train information is integrated into the app to help you plan your trip.

You can pay via the app or using cash / cashless payments on the bus. Concessionary passes and Endeavour Cards are not accepted.

Operating Hours from 16 May 2022

  • Monday – Friday 7.30am – 8.00pm
  • Saturday 10.00am – 8.00pm

Fares from 16 May 2022

  • Zone 1 or 2: Return journey £7 adult, £4 child. Group ticket discounts available
  • Zone 1 or 2: Single journey £4 adult, £2 child
  • Both zones: Return journey £10 adult, £6 child. Group ticket discounts available
  • Both zones: Single journey £6 adult, £3 child

For more details on the service, zones, fares, how to book and the mobile apps see the Katch website

Note: Due to the configuration of the vehicles it’s not possible to carry non-folding bikes on Katch.

The service is a project by Suffolk County Council with support from the East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership, Community Rail Network, the Department for Transport’s Community Rail Development Fund and Wickham Market Parish Council who helped fund the charging infrastructure for the mini-buses.

Rail strikes Sat 13/8, Thu 18/8 and Sat 20/8