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Working together - new partnership between Rail Supply Group and Rail Delivery Group

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) and the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) have announced a new partnership to coordinate shared objectives better and to strengthen further the industry’s voice.

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RDG responds to High level output specification

Commenting on the publication of the High level output specification by the Department of Transport, Paul Plummer, Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train operators and Network Rail to improve the railway, said:

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Rail companies together adopt most transparent train punctuality measure in Europe

Britain’s rail companies are working together to adopt the most transparent measure for train punctuality of any railway in Europe as part of the industry’s drive to improve services for the long-term.

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Transport Secretary confirms HS2 routes for the north - RDG comment

Rail Delivery Group (RDG) chief executive Paul Plummer has welcomed today's (17 July) government announcement of high-speed rail routes to the north-west, East Midlands and Yorkshire.

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Hottest seaside tickets revealed as savvy Railcard holders save £600M a year

Millions of savvy Railcard holders are saving almost £600million a year – £150 each on average – on train trips up and down Britain, as their favourite summer haunts are revealed.

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Record investment creating thousands of new trainee rail professionals

More than 700 new apprentices have been recruited to Britain’s railway in the last year as it delivers a £50billion-plus upgrade plan.

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We are one railway – one team (Railnews, May 2017)

The railway business is booming, but parts of the industry are also riven by industrial disputes over the wider use of driver-controlled operation. Paul Plummer of the Rail Delivery Group argues that the railway must invest in new technology and also develop new ways of working, to keep up with the soaring demand.

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Track down valuables left on train with new 'lost and found' network

Customers desperately seeking possessions left behind on train journeys can find extra help from a new online lost property service.    

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£5bn regeneration of Britain's rail stations making local economies stronger

A £5.2bn regeneration of Britain’s railway stations is spearheading economic growth, according to new analysis published alongside a report on how communities can make the most of investment in their station.

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RDG publishes report on future of accessible rail travel

The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which brings together train operators and Network Rail to improve the railway, is at the forefront of the industry’s modernisation of Britain’s railway.

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Buy and reserve cheaper train seats just 10 minutes before you travel

Rail passengers who have to take long journeys at short notice are benefiting as millions of cheaper train fares go on sale for longer - some up to just ten minutes before departure.

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Rail can be an economic anchor post-Brexit as jobs grow 24,000 in two years

The rail industry can be an ‘anchor in stormy seas’, providing some surety and helping to deliver the prosperity needed post-Brexit, a leading figure has said in the first rail industry address following the election.