• 10 things you probably didn’t know about Britain’s railway

    10 things you probably didn’t know about Britain’s railway

    Using data from across the rail industry to tell the story of the partnership railway

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  • Rail fares for 2018 published

    Rail fares for 2018 published

    Train fares will increase by 3.4% from 2 January 2018

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  • Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 winners

    Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 winners

    Awards recognise work powering the cycle-rail revolution

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  • 10 things you probably didn’t know about Britain’s railway 10 things you probably didn’t know about Britain’s railway
  • Rail fares for 2018 published Rail fares for 2018 published
  • Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 winners Cycle-Rail Awards 2017 winners

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

  • Better passenger information

    • Many train companies and National Rail Enquiries offer smartphone apps and text alerts to keep you informed about your journey as well as issuing Twitter updates to over a million followers.
    • 2,600 ticket machines are now in use at stations across the country and their use has almost doubled over the past five years as the rail industry continues to work hard to offer passengers more ways to buy more conveniently.
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