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Full list of all bus operators that TFL has used to provide Rail Replacement Bus Services to replace trains.

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Dear Transport for London,

Under the Freedom Of Information Act i am requesting a full list of all bus operators that TFL has used to provide Rail Replacement Bus Services for any of your services (eg, London Underground, London Overground, TFL Rail, Docklands Light Railway, Croydon Tram, etc) in the past ten years. If you can not provide this information for the past ten years then just provide it for going back as far as you possibly can while still coming within the FOI Act cost and time limits. I look forward to your reply.

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Hanton

FOI, Transport for London

 

 

 

 

Dear Mr Hanton

 

TfL Ref 1957-2021

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 4
January 2021 asking for information about which bus operators TFL has used
to provide Rail Replacement Bus Services to replace trains across our
network over the last ten years.

 

Please think carefully about whether the request is essential at this
current time, as answering FOI requests will require the use of limited
resources and the attention of staff who could be supporting other
essential activity. Where requests are made, please note that our response
time may be impacted by the current situation and so you may wish to
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possible if you would like to withdraw your request at the current time.

 

Should you wish to proceed with the request we will aim to issue a
response by 1 February 2021.

 

We publish a substantial range of information on our website on subjects
including operational performance, contracts, expenditure, journey data,
governance and our financial performance. This includes data which is
frequently asked for in FOI requests or other public queries. Please check
[1]http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/transpar... to see if this helps you.

 

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[2]www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send
a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

 

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

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Dear Mr Hanton

 

TfL Ref 1957-2021

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 4
January 2021 asking for information about which bus operators TFL has used
to provide Rail Replacement Bus Services to replace trains across our
network over the last ten years.

 

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.  I can
confirm that we hold the information you require.

 

Please see below for the list of those operators have been primarily
contracted to provide rail replacement services across the modes you’ve
asked about over the last ten years.  Please note that a number of
services would have involved sub-contracting and in the majority of cases
the same list of operators would have been engaged.

 

 

Abellio London
Arriva London
Arriva the Shires
Docklands Buses
Ensign Bus
Epsom Coaches
First Essex
First Capital
HCT Group
London General
London Sovereign
London United
Metroline Travel
Stagecoach London
Sullivan Buses
Tower Transit
Uno

 

 

 

If you are considering submitting a further FOI request please think
carefully about whether the request is essential at this current time, as
answering FOI requests will require the use of limited resources and the
attention of staff who could be supporting other essential activity. Where
requests are made, please note that our response time may be impacted by
the current situation.

 

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable
to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to
appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would
like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

From: FOI
Sent: 04 January 2021 12:47
To: 'Matthew Hanton' <[1][FOI #715655 email]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request ref 1957-2021

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Mr Hanton

 

TfL Ref 1957-2021

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 4
January 2021 asking for information about which bus operators TFL has used
to provide Rail Replacement Bus Services to replace trains across our
network over the last ten years.

 

Please think carefully about whether the request is essential at this
current time, as answering FOI requests will require the use of limited
resources and the attention of staff who could be supporting other
essential activity. Where requests are made, please note that our response
time may be impacted by the current situation and so you may wish to
reconsider the timing of this request. Please notify us as soon as
possible if you would like to withdraw your request at the current time.

 

Should you wish to proceed with the request we will aim to issue a
response by 1 February 2021.

 

We publish a substantial range of information on our website on subjects
including operational performance, contracts, expenditure, journey data,
governance and our financial performance. This includes data which is
frequently asked for in FOI requests or other public queries. Please check
[2]http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/transpar... to see if this helps you.

 

We will publish anonymised versions of requests and responses on the
[3]www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send
a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

 

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

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