17 Jul 2020

Rail industry response to the Prime Minister's statement on coronavirus earlier today

Responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus today, Robert Nisbet, Director of Nations and Regions at the Rail Delivery Group said:

“The railway is vital to economic recovery and train companies will play their part by helping people travel safely. As part of our safer travel pledge we are adding more trains, improving journey information and boosting cleaning, while asking passengers to travel at quieter times and wear a face covering.”

Contact Information

Daniel Wood

Deputy Head of News

Rail Delivery Group

020 3780 4083

07827 663 859

daniel.wood@raildeliverygroup.com

Notes to editors

You can read the Prime Minister's statement on GOV.UK.

The industry's 'Safer Travel Pledge' was launched at the start of July.