• New partnership with Rail Supply Group

    New partnership with Rail Supply Group

    Enabling us to coordinate our shared objectives better and to strengthen further the industry’s voice

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  • Most transparent punctuality measures in Europe

    Most transparent punctuality measures in Europe

    As part of the industry’s drive to improve services for the long-term, we're reporting the proportion of trains arriving to the minute

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  • Advance tickets now available on the day

    Advance tickets now available on the day

    You can now buy the cheaper 'advance' tickets on the day with some train operators

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  • New partnership with Rail Supply Group New partnership with Rail Supply Group
  • Most transparent punctuality measures in Europe Most transparent punctuality measures in Europe
  • Advance tickets now available on the day Advance tickets now available on the day

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

  • Benefitting Britain

    • Up to one third of the 4% average annual increase in rail journeys since the mid 1990s has come from the changes to the industry model; combined with growth in freight, this was worth as much as £7.2billion to the UK economy in 2013, according to Oxera.
    • Total freight volumes have increased by over 80%, from 13.5billion net tonne km in 1995 to 24.2billion net tonne km in 2013-14.
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