Request ID: FOI-0060-2223 Date published: 10 May 2022
I wanted to know who pays for the funding for a bus company ie Stagecoach go ahead Arriva who pays for the non PCV driving to train them and would I have to pay back anything if I move to a different company within the Tfl.
TfL Ref: 0060-2223
Thank you for your request received by us on 8 April 2022 asking for information about bus driver training. 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 some of the information you require. You asked:
who pays for the funding for a bus company ie Stagecoach go ahead Arriva
who pays for the non PCV driving to train them and would I have to pay back anything if I move to a different company within the Tfl.
However, any decisions relating to bus driver training and driver recruitment is the decision of the bus company, rather than Transport for London. In these circumstances, please contact the operating company directly for advice. Their details can be found via the following link to our website but please note that private companies are not legally obliged to respond to Freedom of Information requests: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/buses/who-runs-your-bus?intcmp=44680
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Jasmine Howard FOI Case Officer FOI Case Management Team General Counsel Transport for London