• Biggest introduction of new trains in decades

    Biggest introduction of new trains in decades

    Train operators across Britain will be rolling out hundreds of new and refurbished-like-new carriages next year

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  • New tech to improve your journey

    New tech to improve your journey

    GPS and camera recognition technology is being trialled in 2019 to give customers more information about their train

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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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  • Biggest introduction of new trains in decades Biggest introduction of new trains in decades
  • New tech to improve your journey New tech to improve your journey
  • 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

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Facts & statistics

  • Fairer fares

    • Discounting by train companies has contributed to the number of train journeys doubling since the mid-1990s. In 2012-13, 47% of passenger revenue came from discounted tickets, up from 36% in 2002-3.
    • Where they have freedom to set fares, operators have attracted increasing numbers of passengers with discounted tickets.  In 2012-13, 47% of passenger revenue came from discounted tickets, up from 36% in 2002-3.
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