• 2017 rail fares published

    2017 rail fares published

    Train fares will go up on average by 2.3 per cent next year

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  • Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age

    Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age

    New report setting out how changes are essential to address the capacity challenge facing Britain's railway

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  • New chairman for RDG

    New chairman for RDG

    Chris Burchell takes up new role as chairman of the Rail Delivery Group on 1 January 2017

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  • 2017 rail fares published 2017 rail fares published
  • Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age Our customers, our people: a railway for the digital age
  • New chairman for RDG New chairman for RDG

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

  • 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.
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