• 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

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Facts & statistics

  • How we compare to Europe

    • Britain has the safest railway in Europe.
    • Britain’s railway is the fastest growing network in Europe. Between 1998 and 2011, journey growth in Britain was 62% compared to 33% in France, 16% in Germany and 6% in the Netherlands.
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