Transport Operators Licence

Tony Schmitt made this Freedom of Information request to Greenwich Borough Council

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Dear Greenwich Borough Council,

The operation of transport using a motor vehicle on a road with a gross vehicle mass (weight) of over 3,500 Kg (3.5 tons) that has a ‘hire and reward’ element requires that the work is carried out under the authority granted by an ‘Operators Licence’. This also applies to contracted out services where the legal undertaking of the Council is done under a contract.
Please answer for both ‘Goods’ and ‘Passenger’ operations
1) Who is the Transport Manager(s) for any Council service (including contracted out services) ?
2) Please list the operator’s licence number(s)
3) Please define the number of vehicles authorised as listed on the Operator’s Licence(s)
4) Please define the type(s) of operations i.e. Refuse Collections that are carried out under the Operator’s licence(s) listed above
One of the Legal Undertakings made by the Transport Manager to the Traffic Commissioner relates to vehicle maintenance.
5) Please list for each Operator’s licence;
a) The maintenance inspection interval as notified on the application for the Operator’s Licence
b) Where is the maintenance conducted? i.e. in-house workshop
The Vehicle Operators Standards Agency (VOSA) uses the Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) to monitor Operator’s compliance for both Roadworthiness and Traffic Enforcement.
6) Please list both elements of the OCRS score, for each Operators Licence as of the date this FOI is received.
7) For each Operator’s licence, define the ‘First Time’ pass rate, and the ‘Final Pass Rate’ as provided by VOSA for vehicles presented for class 6 annual tests, as of the month preceding this FOI request.
8) For each Operator’s licence please list which VOSA testing station / Authorised Test Facility (ATF) the class 6 vehicles are presented to.

Yours faithfully,

Tony Schmitt

Paul Miller, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Schmitt,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request which has been logged as RFI/05492, you may expect a response within the prescribed 20 working days, i.e. by 13th May 2013.

Yours sincerely,

Paul Miller
Corporate Information Security Compliance Officer
Corporate ICT
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5712
0 The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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Paul Miller, Greenwich Borough Council

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Dear Mr Schmitt,

In relation to your Freedom of Information request, logged as RFI/05492. Our apologies for the delay. The Royal Borough's response is set out below.

You asked;

1) Who is the Transport Manager(s) for any Council service (including contracted out services)-
Haulage/Goods: Peter Dalley Grant williams Steve Marrable
Passenger: Paul Webster Grant Williams

2) Please list the operator’s licence number(s)
Haulage/Goods:OKO205244
Passenger: PK1092843

3) Please define the number of vehicles authorised as listed on the Operator’s Licence(s)
Haulage/Goods:158 Vehicles & 9 Trailers
Passenger: 10 vehicles

4) Please define the type(s) of operations i.e. Refuse Collections that are carried out under the Operator’s licence(s) listed above One of the Legal Undertakings made by the Transport Manager to the Traffic Commissioner relates to vehicle maintenance.
Refuse Collection, Street Cleaning, Highway Maintenance, Parks & Open Spaces

5) Please list for each Operator’s licence;
a) The maintenance inspection interval as notified on the application for the Operator’s Licence
Haulage/Goods 10week Intervals
Passenger: 8 week Intervals

b) Where is the maintenance conducted? i.e. in-house workshop
GSPlus ltd (wholly owned by Royal Borough Greenwich)
Birchmere Business site
Eastern way
London
SE28 8BF

6) Please list both elements of the OCRS score, for each Operators Licence as of the date this FOI is received.
See attached:

7) For each Operator’s licence, define the ‘First Time’ pass rate, and the ‘Final Pass Rate’ as provided by VOSA for vehicles presented for class 6 annual tests, as of the month preceding this FOI request.
See Attached:

8) For each Operator’s licence please list which VOSA testing station / Authorised Test Facility (ATF) the class 6 vehicles are presented to.
Gillingham Test Station, Chelmsford Test Station, Canterbury, B. s. Russell ATF (see attached)

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Yours sincerely,

Paul Miller
Corporate Information Security Compliance Officer
Corporate ICT
Royal Borough of Greenwich

020 8921 5712
0 The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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