The Association of Train Operating Companies

ATOC is an unincorporated association owned by its members. It was set up by the train operating companies, formed during privatization of the Railways under the Railways Act 1993. As well as being the official voice of the passenger rail industry, it also provides its members with a range of services that enable them to comply with conditions in their franchise agreements and operating licenses ( John Proctor Travel is licensed and bonded by ATOC.