July 23, 2020

The ATCO National Rail Executive (NRE) is a forum that fills the gap between Local Authorities and the Rail Industry. 

To allow the NRE to continue, there is now a need to secure the help of a new Senior Group Support Role. Details of the remit of the role can be found at this link   (membership log in required)

July 4, 2020

ATCO wrote to the Minister with reference to support for the bus industry.

A copy of that letter can be found at the following link

Letter to The Rt. Hon Grant Shapps MP

The response from DfT can be found by clicking on the following link 

Continued Support to the Bus and Coach Industry

December 9, 2019

Please see below document relating to the recent judgement on the case between the Bus & Coach Association and the Secretary of State for Transport which affects Community Transport Groups.  In essence the BCA have been unsuccessful in their claim and no declaration has been issued.  ATCO will continue to be involved in this issue, as there may be some work to be done by the DfT on clarifying the wording on this complex issue

November 21, 2019

Department for Transport have published a letter that explains the exemptions granted for home to school transport. All documents can be viewed by logging into the members area and looking in the Knowledge Centre.

November 9, 2018

Also available in the Knowledge Centre (access requires site membership) are three documents from the archives on Public Transport Information Good Practice, available to download for members. They do include the draft and consultation documents, the 2009 version appears to be the final document.


Many thanks to Andrew Varley who passed these on.

November 9, 2018

The website has had a bit of an overhaul with all colours used reviewed to bring them into line with the ATCO brand guidelines, so you may see some subtle differences on some of the pages. 


If you are a member you can download a copy of the guidelines in the Knowledge Centre, located in the Members area. 


Many thanks to Andrew Clarke for finding these and passing them on.

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