• Travelling by rail?

    Travelling by rail?

    Web links for people who use trains or just want to know more about ticketing

    Learn more

  • Consultation on our draft 'Vision for Stations'

    Consultation on our draft 'Vision for Stations'

    Please read the document and send us your views by 11 September 2015

    Learn more

  • How have Britain’s railways transformed?

    How have Britain’s railways transformed?

    Follow the CBI’s Great Business Debate

    Learn more

  • Travelling by rail? Travelling by rail?
  • Consultation on our draft 'Vision for Stations' Consultation on our draft 'Vision for Stations'
  • How have Britain’s railways transformed? How have Britain’s railways transformed?

Work programmes

Franchising

Providing an in-depth review of common issues around both recent and future franchising competitions....

Freight

Providing strategic direction to the rail freight sector, whilst promoting its benefits to the UK eco...

Information & ticketing

Ensuring an excellent customer experience when purchasing tickets through the provision of clear, simp...

Transparency

Extending openness in the rail industry by making relevant data and information more accessible to ra...

Rolling stock

Bringing representatives of the rolling stock companies (ROSCOs) together with RDG representatives to...

Interested in rail?

Access rail facts and figures, plus extensive data on fares, timetables and routeing

Check out the list of organisations who are involved in running various aspects of the railways

Want more? Subscribe to one of the many rail magazines

Rail events

Facts & statistics

  • Fairer fares

    • Up to 2004, the Government set the average change in regulated fares at RPI-1; from 2004 to 2013 this changed to RPI+1 to switch a greater proportion of rail costs from taxpayers to passengers.
    • The average price of a season ticket is £2,386, equivalent to £4.97 per journey.
A- A A+