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.
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.
Nick Ellins has been appointed as the new Director of Policy at the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.