• First rail ombudsman appointed

    First rail ombudsman appointed

    Rail industry appoints independent Ombudsman to to improve complaints procedure for customers

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  • Fares consultation

    Fares consultation

    Public consultation to find out what people want for an easier fares and ticketing system

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  • Rail Safety Week 2-8 July 2018

    Rail Safety Week 2-8 July 2018

    Find out how Britain’s rail companies, our people and the entire industry are working together to keep Britain’s railway one of the safest major railways in the world

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  • First rail ombudsman appointed First rail ombudsman appointed
  • Fares consultation Fares consultation
  • Rail Safety Week 2-8 July 2018 Rail Safety Week 2-8 July 2018

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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