• 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

  • Mar
    21
    2017
    ERTMS and ETCS 2017: The Future of Railway Signalling in the UK
  • Mar
    22
    2017
    International Rail Forum & Conference
  • Mar
    23
    2017
    Policy priorities for UK rail services - market reform, the digital railway and customer service
More events

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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