Welcome to the East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership website which gives information about the work of ESRTP as well as general information about community transport in east Surrey, UK.

Main Activities

ESRTP's primary activity is to operate a fleet of mostly fully accessible 16-seat minibuses which provide various services across the east Surrey area. Other activities are listed under these headings:

Buses 4U

ESRTP operates Buses 4U which is our own community transport service that operates in East Surrey and West Kent. The services mainly operate in the following areas:

Mole Valley District Council area

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council area

Tandridge District Council area

Sevenoaks District Council area

Services include:

Timetabled fixed-route services (open to the public)

Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) services (open to the public)

Dial-a-Ride (DAR) services (members only)

Full details are on our sister website which can be visited by clicking the logo:

North Tandridge Dial-a-Ride &

Westway Centre Transport

On behalf of Tandridge District Council, ESRTP operates a members-only Dial-a-Ride service for residents living in that part of the Tandridge District Council area north of the Redhill-Tonbridge railway line. The same membership is also open to all Tandridge residents who wish to travel to the Westway Centre from anywhere within the District.

To download leaflets click the covers on the right:

Click here for Membership Application and Gift Aid forms.

Tandridge Community Transport Advice Line

ESRTP has a one-stop booking and advice number for all community transport needs in Tandridge District:

01883 701270

Open Mon-Fri 08.30am to 5pm

For more information visit: www.tandridgecommunitytransport.org or download a flyer by clicking the image on the right.

Chatterbus C1 & C2: Cobham area

ESRTP provides a minibus and drivers to operate the Chatterbus service between Oxshott - Cobham - Weybridge on behalf of Cobham Community Bus CIC (Community Interest Company). For information and timetables visit the Chatterbus website:

Netherne Community Bus

ESRTP provided a minibus and driver to operate a peak shuttle service from the Netherne estate to Coulsdon South station on behalf of Netherne Management Ltd. For details visit:

Netherne Management - Netherne Community Bus

Please note that due to the Covid-19 situation this service ceased operating in November 2020 until further notice.

North Tandridge Voluntary Car Scheme

Volunter drivers provide a service to help people whi find it difficult to use public transport. This scheme operates in Tandridge District north of the M25. To download a leaflet with full details click the cover on the right.

Please note that due to the Covid-19 situation this service is suspended until further notice.

Wheels 2 Work

For many years ESRTP has operated various Wheels 2 Work moped loan schemes across the South East. Sadly, our most recent scheme in Kent closed on 31 March 2022.

For information please contact: w2w@esrtp.org.uk or call the W2W team on 01883 701279.

School & Day Centre Contracts

ESRTP operates various school and day centre contracts on behalf of East Sussex & Surrey County Councils.

Site Acknowledgements

Elmbridge Community Transport and East Surrey Dial-a-ride for quotes.

Oxted Link and Elmbridge Community Transport for photographs.

Page last updated 1 April 2021

East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership
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The East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership

is a registered charity No. 1121750 which aims:

To provide accessable transport for those who are elderly, infirm, disabled, poor, live in isolated areas without access to public transport or people with young children, within the Surrey, Sussex, Kent areas.

Comments from passengers on Buses 4U have included:

"This is just what this area needed"

"Hallelujah for Buses 4U"

"This service has given me independence to travel when I want and not rely on family or friends"

"Buses 4U is wonderful and everyone is so helpful"