• We are one railway – one team

    We are one railway – one team

    Read Paul Plummer's recent article for Rail News

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  • Find My Lost app launched

    Find My Lost app launched

    Customers can now track down valuables left behind on the train with a new online lost property service

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  • Over one million eTickets sold in first six months

    Over one million eTickets sold in first six months

    Customers take advantage of the rail industry's latest product, giving them more choice and convenience

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  • We are one railway – one team We are one railway – one team
  • Find My Lost app launched Find My Lost app launched
  • Over one million eTickets sold in first six months Over one million eTickets sold in first six months

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

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Facts & statistics

  • Funding and profits

    • Average train company operating margins are 2.9%, 20% lower than in 1997/98.
    • Train operating company profits were £270m in 1997-98 in real terms and £250m in 2012-13; over the same period, money paid by operators to Government to reinvest in more and better services has increased 400%, from £390million to £1.96billion.
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