Association of Train Operating Companies reveals new commercial arrangements
The Association of Train Operating Companies has announced the new commercial arrangements which will apply to ATOC-licensed Travel Agents and Travel Management Companies from April 1st 2016. This announcement follows a six-month period of consultation between senior representatives of the TA/TMC community - drawn from the membership both of the GTMC and the Advantage Travel Partnership – and of the train operating companies, supported by ATOC.
‘Great work’ by rail industry helps people make greener transport choices
A revolutionary automated bike hire scheme and the addition of 2,000 cycle spaces across one operator’s network were some of the achievements celebrated at this year’s National Cycle Rail Awards.
ATOC appoints new Director of policy
Nick Ellins has been appointed as the new Director of Policy at the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC).
Buy your rail ticket on the move with National Rail Enquiries
It is now even easier for passengers to buy train tickets on the move using their smartphone, thanks to National Rail Enquiries (NRE) updates and improvements to its mobile website and smartphone app.
Vast majority of passengers will be unaffected by Christmas improvement work
The vast majority of people expected to travel by train over the Christmas and New Year holiday period should experience no disruption because of planned improvement works.
Thousands of families to cash in on half term deals with National Rail
Families planning half-term fun can make double savings this autumn by taking the train, in a deal that gives cut-price entry to some of Britain’s top days out.
ATOC: Passengers set to save millions on Christmas rail travel
Britons are expected to cut the cost of Christmas travel to see friends and family by using a Railcard and by snapping up cheap Advance tickets, according to rail companies.
National Rail helps to deliver exceptional paralympic games
With a significant increase in capacity, high levels of punctuality and the provision of special assistance to thousands of passengers, the railway has helped to deliver the biggest and best Paralympics.
ATOC launches new tool for older and disabled passengers
A new website to help older and disabled passengers get the most out of improvements made to rail services is being launched today by ATOC.
More than a million downloads for National Rail Enquiries app
More than a million people have installed the National Rail Enquiries (NRE) free smartphone app since its May launch, making it one of the most popular travel apps in the UK in only 10 weeks.
National Rail helps deliver an outstanding Olympic Games
With trains the most popular way to travel to London 2012 events, a historic increase in capacity and high levels of punctuality, the railway has helped show the world that Britain can deliver an outstanding Olympic Games.
ATOC: Free train travel for service personnel on duty at games
Members of the armed forces working to keep London 2012 secure will be able to travel to and from Games venues by train free of charge.