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Rail Delivery Group

Rail industry confirms new summer 2019 timetable 

  • 1,000 extra services per week to be added, benefiting passengers across the country
  • Changes are part of a long-term improvement plan to make trains more frequent and enable new journeys, while prioritising punctuality and reliability
  • Introducing ambitious improvements for passengers presents a significant challenge and the industry is working together to focus on implementing lessons learned from summer 2018 to strengthen timetabling, visible through the effective winter timetable change last December
  • Train companies and Network Rail will work together to closely monitor the introduction of the new timetable and respond rapidly to any disruption
Rail Delivery Group

RDG chief executive to retire this autumn

Paul Plummer, Rail Delivery Group (RDG) chief executive, has confirmed his intention to retire this autumn.

Rail Delivery Group

Rail industry publishes radical proposals for once-in-a-generation reform of fares system

Proposals represent industry’s first contribution to the Williams Review with a call for preparatory work to begin now including government, industry and passenger groups reviewing regulation as well as a series of real-world trials to support a rolling programme of reform across Britain over the next three to five years.

Rail Delivery Group

New independent rail body would boost accountability

  • New organisation would be ‘guiding mind’ ensuring the network works as a whole, decisions are aligned and the right targets are set
  • This would enable politicians to step back from day-to-day detail and focus on what they want the railway to achieve for communities and the country
  • It would mean train companies and Network Rail could focus on what they do best – innovating and creating to deliver better for their customers.
Rail Delivery Group

Every second counts as rail firms use new punctuality measures to help improve performance

From April, Britain’s train operators and Network Rail will publish new measures of train punctuality as part of an ongoing plan to improve performance and reduce delays.

Rail Delivery Group

26-30 Railcard on track to save customers £281 a year

  • Since going on sale, in January, the 26-30 Railcard has saved customers over £10.5m on rail journeys
  • There will be over 200k 26-30 Railcards in circulation by the end of the week
  • Since 1993, Railcard holders have made around 2.2bn journeys, saving themselves an estimated £8.5bn on their rail journeys
Rail Delivery Group

Rail companies 'call time on short-term fixes' with plan for 'generational system upgrade'

Following months of consultation with passengers, businesses and communities, the Rail Delivery Group has submitted proposals to the Williams Review that would create a generational step-change in accountability and customer focus.

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‘Just the smart ticket’: more rail passengers than ever before can go paperless

Thousands more train passengers will be able to wave goodbye to their orange tickets this month as train companies make smart tickets more widely available with the roll out of new technology across the network.

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New map to boost disabled passengers’ confidence to take the train

The rail industry is launching a new interactive map which will make it easy for passengers to find out about accessibility at stations, helping to boost their confidence to travel by train.

Rail Delivery Group

26-30 Railcard customers save over £3.4m in first month

The National Rail 26-30 Railcard went on sale at midday on 2 January 2019 and has saved customers over £3.4m within the first month.

Rail Delivery Group

Planning on proposing? Then you'd better make sure it's when you're on holiday

My Interrail reveals the top situations and locations for proposals.

Rail Delivery Group

Ready for download: 16-25 and Network Railcards go digital

For the first time ever, the 16-25 and Network Railcards are available on smart phones.