Enhanced Bus Partnership
On 31st March Rutland County Council formally made the Rutland Enhanced Partnership Plan and Scheme.
Obligations on RCC and operators within the Enhanced Partnership
Obligations on RCC and operators within the Enhanced Partnership (present and future) are outlined in the summary of obligations document. This document can be downloaded and viewed from the down load panel on the right hand side of this page.
A full copy of the Rutland Enhanced Partnership Plan and Scheme can be viewed on the Transport Strategy page of the website.
This page hosts the notices associated with the Rutland Enhanced Partnership Plan and Scheme (with most recent first):
- Notice that an enhanced partnership plan and enhanced partnership scheme have been made (31st March 2022)
- notice of intention to 'make' an enhanced partnership plan and enhanced partnership scheme (March 2022)
- our notice of proposal to ‘make’ an enhanced partnership plan and enhanced partnership scheme (February 2022).
- our notice of intent to prepare an enhanced partnership plan with local bus operators (June 2021).
The notices can be downloaded from the 'downloads panel' on the right hand side of the page.
COVID-19 Bus Service Support Grant (CBSSG)
Between August 2020 and August 2021, we received COVID Bus Service Support Grant funding from the Department For Transport to support local bus services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grant payments of £410,168 were received in 8 tranches and 100% of the grant funding was allocated to Centrebus Ltd, Vectare Ltd and Blands (Rutland) Ltd to support bus routes 9, 12, 29, 47,RF1 and RF2.
The services covered 282,256km during the period applicable to the grant funding.
Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) 2021
We are awarded an annual BSOG grant.
In 2021 the Department for Transport allotted £68,700 in BSOG funding to the authority. In-line with the grant conditions, 100% of the grant was spend reimbursing local bus operators for fuel duty rebate claims and supporting the local bus network.