Paul Plummer, Rail Delivery Group (RDG) chief executive, has responded on behalf of RDG train company members to the General Election manifestos published this week.
The railway business is booming, but parts of the industry are also riven by industrial disputes over the wider use of driver-controlled operation. Paul Plummer of the Rail Delivery Group argues that the railway must invest in new technology and also develop new ways of working, to keep up with the soaring demand.
Customers desperately seeking possessions left behind on train journeys can find extra help from a new online lost property service.
Train travellers are snapping up new mobile-friendly eTickets, with more than one million sold in the first six months.
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