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Bus operator requirements

What you need to know to get started. Find guidance and support material tailored to your needs.


How to get help

Timetables solution suppliers

Mentz https://www.mentz.net/en/ info@mentz.net
Omnibus https://omnibus.solutions/ +44(0)161 683 3100 (enquiries)
Optibus https://www.optibus.com/ info@optibus.com
Trapeze https://trapezegroup.co.uk/ ccuk@trapezegroup.com

Bus location solution suppliers

INIT https://www.initse.com/ende/home/ pobszynski@init.co.uk
Parkeon Flowbird https://www.flowbird.group/ contact@flowbird.group
Ticketer https://www.ticketer.com/en/ support@ticketer.co.uk
Vix https://vixtechnology.com/ uk.sales@vixtechnology.com

Fares solution suppliers

Many ETM suppliers are developing NeTEx output solutions for their customers. Speak with your ETM supplier about their developments and how they align with your requirements.

Transport for the North (TfN) are developing the Fare Data Build Tool, that will allow operators to create their own NeTEx fares data, please contact steven.penn@transportforthenorth.com for more information.

Contact busopendatasupport@dft.gov.uk for:

  • Request TxC tool support or creation from DfT
  • Support using the Fare Data Build tool from TfN
  • Technical and publishing issues on BODS
  • Create an operator account
  • Issues adding new users to your organisation

Contact busOpenData@dft.gov.uk for:

  • Enquiries about the Bus Open Data Program
  • Feedback on the service
  • Stakeholder engagement
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