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Rail industry seeks 'root and branch reform’ of rail fares regulation

Decades of well-intentioned but outdated regulation have led to a range of fare options that have not kept pace with technology or how people work and travel today.

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Landmark coming together sees rail companies launch plan for a changing railway to secure almost £85bn benefit to economy and enable further investment and improvement

In a landmark coming together, passenger and freight train companies, Network Rail and their suppliers will today, as one railway working in partnership, launch a ‘single plan’ for Britain’s railway.

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6,400 extra trains a week to run to more places, more often

Britain’s rail companies have unveiled plans to run over 6,400 more passenger trains every week by 2021, running to more places more often, creating new opportunities and supporting jobs.

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