New figures from the rail regulator published today show record levels of investment from the private sector going into Britain’s railway. The £925million invested last year is the highest figure in at least a decade.
Hundreds of new train carriages with more seats are among major improvements to Scotland’s railway, set to make journeys faster, more comfortable and more reliable, better connecting communities across the country over the next two and a half years.
Commenting on the RMT strikes taking place tomorrow (Friday 1 September), Sunday 3 September and Monday 4 September on Northern Rail, Southern Rail and Merseyrail, Paul Plummer, chief executive of the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train companies and Network Rail to improve the railway, said:
Commenting on the publication of the DfT's Accessibility Action Plan, Crispin Humm, Head of Customer Journey at the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train operators and Network Rail to enable a better railway, said:
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