• 2017 rail fares published

    2017 rail fares published

    Train fares will go up on average by 2.3 per cent next year

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  • Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age

    Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age

    New report setting out how changes are essential to address the capacity challenge facing Britain's railway

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  • Free rail travel for RBL Poppy Day volunteers

    Free rail travel for RBL Poppy Day volunteers

    Continuing our support for Britain’s armed forces through the free rail travel scheme for Poppy Day volunteers

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  • 2017 rail fares published 2017 rail fares published
  • Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age
  • Free rail travel for RBL Poppy Day volunteers Free rail travel for RBL Poppy Day volunteers

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

    • Passenger rail services performed with markedly more resilience during the most recent economic downturn than in previous recessions with journeys increasing by 5% while the economy shrunk by around 6%. In previous recessions rail journeys dipped further than GDP or effectively stopped growing.
    • Each year, the five major freight operators transport goods worth over £30billion.
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