• Britain Runs on Rail again

    Britain Runs on Rail again

    Look out for our adverts in stations, in newspapers, on social media - and this time, also on television and at cinemas

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  • 6,400 extra trains a week to run to more places, more often

    6,400 extra trains a week to run to more places, more often

    A key benefit of the £50bn+ Railway Upgrade Plan to transform the railway for customers

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  • Britain’s railway must lead change

    Britain’s railway must lead change

    Chris Burchell delivers the George Bradshaw Address 2017

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  • Britain Runs on Rail again Britain Runs on Rail again
  • 6,400 extra trains a week to run to more places, more often 6,400 extra trains a week to run to more places, more often
  • Britain’s railway must lead change Britain’s railway must lead change

Work programme

Today's railway

Improving punctuality, reliability and value for money . . ....

Customer experience

Modernising ticketing and improving door-to-door journeys ....

Industry reform

Improving industry structures to enable excellence . . . . ....

Tomorrow's railway

Better planning for the railway's future . .  .  ....

Travelling by rail?

Find out how to buy a ticket, where your fare goes, and what we are doing to improve ticketing

Discover the range of Railcards that can get you discounts on train travel, if you meet the conditions

How we are improving stations and their facilities, and linking up the train with bus and bike services

Rail events

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Facts & statistics

  • Benefitting Britain

    • Up to one third of the 4% average annual increase in rail journeys since the mid 1990s has come from the changes to the industry model; combined with growth in freight, this was worth as much as £7.2billion to the UK economy in 2013, according to Oxera.
    • Total freight volumes have increased by over 80%, from 13.5billion net tonne km in 1995 to 24.2billion net tonne km in 2013-14.
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