ESRTP information

Buses 4U is a project of the East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership (ESRTP).

The ESRTP was established in the summer of 2001 to tackle unmet transport needs in the old East Surrey Health Authority area. It was administered by the Countryside Agency and subsequently by the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA).

The ESRTP is now a not-for-profit company with charitable status (Charity No. 1121750) and receives funding for projects from various partners. The composition of the Partnership is shown below.

East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership Members

Click to follow links.

Elmbridge Borough Council

Epsom and Ewell Borough Council
Mole Valley District Council
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council

Surrey Community Action
Surrey County Council

Tandridge District Council

Partnership Objectives

  • To identify transport needs throughout rural communities in East Surrey and to find workable solutions.
  • To encourage and promote the use of public and community transport.
  • To maximise the use of existing transport resources.
  • To tackle the particular transport needs of groups who are not traditionally recognised as being in need of transport.
  • To support the current network of voluntary car drivers and to encourage the formation of new schemes.
  • To endeavour to provide improved access to services for:
    - People with a physical disability
    - People with a mobility difficulty
    - People with learning disability
  • To endeavour to provide alternate transport modes to the private car for work, education, training, shopping, health and medical needs, recreation and leisure.

For more information please visit the

ESRTP website

The East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership logo: the letters ESRTP in green over a map


Buses 4U
contact us | disclaimer | how to use this site | home