• In partnership for Britain's prosperity

    In partnership for Britain's prosperity

    Landmark coming together sees rail companies launch plan for a changing railway

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  • Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 - shortlist published

    Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 - shortlist published

    Find out who is in the running for an Award this year

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  • Railcard app goes live

    Railcard app goes live

    You can now have your 16-25 or Network Railcard on your smartphone. Other Railcards to follow soon.

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  • In partnership for Britain's prosperity In partnership for Britain's prosperity
  • Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 - shortlist published Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 - shortlist published
  • Railcard app goes live Railcard app goes live

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

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    • 1.3bn journeys a year are described by passengers as ‘good’ or ‘satisfactory’, up 550 million since 1999.
    • Since 1997-98, annual growth in journeys has grown on average by around 4%, compared to 0.3% in the previous 16 year period, a more than tenfold increase in the growth rate.
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