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RDG response to the Transport Select Committee report on the Intercity East Coast franchise

Responding to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee report on the Intercity East Coast franchise, Paul Plummer, CEO of the Rail Delivery Group, who represent the public and private partnership that forms the rail industry, said:

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Multi-million pound boost to South West economy proves rail tourists do like to be beside the seaside

Three of the South West’s iconic seaside towns are leading a £2 billion boost to the UK economy through rail tourism, new research published by the Rail Delivery Group shows.

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RDG response to Which? report on passenger satisfaction

A spokesperson for the Rail Delivery Group, which represents the rail industry, said:

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Response to Which? survey - rail companies working together with long-term plan to improve

Responding to the Which? survey of train companies, Jacqueline Starr, managing director of Customer Experience at the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train operators and Network Rail to enable a better railway, said:

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Rail industry's plan delivers 7,000 new carriages by 2021

Figures released today (Monday) by the Rail Delivery Group reveal a boost in the number of new train carriages coming on track by 2021.

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Response to Network Rail’s Five Year Strategic Plan

Commenting on Network Rail’s Five Year Strategic Plan, Gary Cooper, Director of Operations, Engineering and Planning at the Rail Delivery Group said:

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Response to Jo Johnson "An end to diesel only trains by 2040"

Gary Cooper, director of Planning, Engineering and Operations at the Rail Delivery Group, which brings together train operators and Network Rail to enable a better railway, said:

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Women risk missing out on rail plan jobs boost

Women could miss out on a jobs boost that will see 100,000 job opportunities across Britain’s railway by 2027, the Rail Delivery Group has warned today, after it commissioned a new national survey revealing 81% of women in Britain have never considered working in the rail industry.

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Rail industry seeks 'root and branch reform’ of rail fares regulation

Decades of well-intentioned but outdated regulation have led to a range of fare options that have not kept pace with technology or how people work and travel today.

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Rail industry rallies to help jobseekers as new data shows minority of journeys are made outside of London and the South East

The rail industry and Jobcentre Plus are working together to promote the use of a half price rail discount card to get more people into work, as new research shows that only 28% of discounted journeys are made outside London and the South East.

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Newly published data reveals rail freight delivered over £1.7bn in economic benefits in 2016

Rail freight industry leaders stand ready to do more to deliver greater prosperity for Britain

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Rail industry appoints first ombudsman to improve complaints procedure for customers

Rail industry appoints ‘Dispute Resolution Ombudsman’ to rule on complaints as part of the rail industry’s plan to change and improve.