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Bus operator requirements

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The Bus Open Data Service will provide high quality information about every bus in England. This will help passengers and the bus industry. The Bus Services Act 2017 will require all public bus operators in England to provide this information from the end of 2019. It will eventually include fares, routes, timetables and real time data. The Alpha phase is focused on route and timetable data.

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