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Temporary changes made to final confirmation of rail timetables

Network Rail is making temporary changes to the advanced availability of final timetables for approximately six months from 20 May onwards, meaning these will be published later than normal.

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Comment on Mark Carne announcement

Commenting today on the announcement of the retirement of Mark Carne from Network Rail, Paul Plummer, Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group, said:

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Survey shows four out of five rail journeys rated satisfactory or good

Four in five rail journeys (81 per cent) are rated satisfactory or good by customers, according to the Transport Focus National Rail Passenger Survey for Autumn 2017. Fewer than one in 10 journeys were rated unsatisfactory (8 per cent).

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Passenger satisfaction highest in over four years with major railway improvements to come

Overall train passenger satisfaction has risen to the highest level in over four years, increasing by three percentage points to 83 percent in the last year according to the latest independent national survey, as train operators and Network Rail work together to improve services and support the economy.

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Four in five passengers satisfied but more to do to improve services and reliability

Four in five passengers (81 per cent) are satisfied with their train journeys overall, according to the latest independent nationwide survey – but rail companies acknowledge they must do better to improve services and reliability.  

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Rail industry comments on fares changes

Commenting on the day fares changes take effect, Paul Plummer, chief executive of the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train operators and Network Rail to enable a better railway, said:  

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RDG comments on police inspectorate's report on British Transport Police

Commenting on the HMIC’s inspection report into the British Transport Police, Gary Cooper, Director of Planning, Engineering and Operations at the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train companies and Network Rail to enable a better railway, said:

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Rail companies going all out to keep passengers moving as new poll reveals business concern about attempted RMT strike disruption

New research reveals that three quarters of business decision makers fear that union strikes will harm the economy.

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Rail fares for 2018 published

On average, train fares will increase by 3.4% from 2 January 2018, below the regulated fares increase (3.6%, July RPI) and current inflation (4%, October RPI)

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Comment on the Strategic Vision for Rail

Commenting today on the Transport Secretary’s Strategic Vision for Rail, Paul Plummer, Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group, which represents the rail industry said:

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Awards recognise work powering the cycle-rail revolution

Award-winning work by the rail industry and its partners is oiling the wheels of a cycle-rail boom, making journeys better for cyclists and rail customers across Britain.

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Comment on the 2017 Autumn Budget

Commenting on the Budget, Paul Plummer, Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train companies and Network Rail to enable a better railway, said: