• Passengers urged to check before they travel this Christmas and New Year

    Passengers urged to check before they travel this Christmas and New Year

    Network Rail will be delivering more than 330 projects as part of a £148m investment across Britain

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  • Independent rail ombudsman starts work

    Independent rail ombudsman starts work

    Appointed to uphold the highest standards in the rail industry's complaints process and to increase customer satisfaction

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  • Rail review requires 'big conversation'

    Rail review requires 'big conversation'

    All voices must be heard - from trade unions, passenger groups, businesses, politicians and think-tanks to passengers themselves.

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  • Passengers urged to check before they travel this Christmas and New Year Passengers urged to check before they travel this Christmas and New Year
  • Independent rail ombudsman starts work Independent rail ombudsman starts work
  • Rail review requires 'big conversation' Rail review requires 'big conversation'

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

    • Passengers rate Britain’s railway as the best major network in Europe, according to a survey of 26,000 people published by the European Commission.
    • Between 1998 and 2011, journeys per head of population increased by 53% in the UK compared to 22% growth in France and 16% growth in Germany and dipped in the Netherlands. 
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