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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)
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:
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.
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:
Comment on Aslef ballot result
Commenting on the Aslef ballot result to accept the agreement with Southern Railway, Paul Plummer, chief executive of the Rail Delivery Group, representing train operators, said:
Landmark coming together sees rail companies launch plan for a changing railway
Landmark coming together sees train companies, Network Rail and suppliers launch ‘In Partnership for Britain’s Prosperity’, a single, long-term plan for a changing and improving railway.
Record private sector investment in rail, new figures show
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.
Businesses set to benefit from announcement on rail funding
House builders, manufacturers and finance are among the sectors of the economy set to benefit from the government's commitment this week to spend £48bn to keep rail services running between 2019-2024, new research reveals.
Rail Delivery Group responds to Statement of Funds Available
Responding to the Government’s announcement, Paul Plummer, Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train companies and Network Rail to improve the railway, said:
New trains better connecting Scotland's communities
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.
Rail Delivery Group comment on the RMT strikes tomorrow, Sunday and Monday
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:
Draft transport accessibility action plan
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: