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Public Transport

What do we do?

We manage Cheshire East Council’s public transport network and monitor all aspects of public transport.

A woman and child on a bus

Working with partners

to improve public transport

How do we do it?

  • We manage the discharge of Transport Act responsibilities and plan and manage non-commercial bus services
  • We receive, process and share information about commercial registrations, de-registrations and variations of bus services
  • We manage and maintain roadside infrastructure shelters, stops and stations/interchanges
  • We produce and manage the Borough’s roadside display information
  • We manage the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme including issuing passes and arranging operator reimbursement
  • We monitor public transport performance, reporting to regulatory agencies/ central government
  • We assist with mitigation of local bus service disruption e.g roadworks
  • We submit statutory data returns and links to databases
  • We provide formal advice on transport legislative change, central government policy, migration of funding from DfT (Department for Transport) e.g Bus Service Operator Grant
  • We liaise at regional/national level on information strategies, service registration and punctuality improvement partnerships with bus operators
  • We have an overview of passenger transport policies