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Rail regulator assumes sponsorship of the Rail Ombudsman

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has begun its sponsorship of the Rail Ombudsman. This fulfils the Plan for Rail commitment for ORR to take...

EMR: More than £600k recovered from fare evaders

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has recovered more than £600,000 from fining or taking to court fraudulent travellers in the past ten months - helping...

New GBRTT figures show leisure travel strongly boosts rail revenues

Great British Railways Transition Teams’ (GBRTT) Train Travel Snapshot continues to track the sustained growth of the leisure market, accounting for more than 75%...

Trainline to help community rail inspire greener journeys

Community Rail Network and Trainline are embarking on a new partnership to showcase some of Britain’s most spectacular railway journeys and encourage sustainable tourism...

Closures to affect Elizabeth line and services to Heathrow on 25 and 26 November

Transport for London (TfL) is advising customers using the Elizabeth line that an upcoming weekend closure may cause some disruption to their journeys. Parts...

c2c boosts timetable to increase capacity 

East London and south Essex train operator c2c is making several alterations to its timetable in December, including adding several services during peak times and running the new...

Increase in rail passenger numbers

A total of 390 million journeys were made by rail passengers in Great Britain in the last quarter (April 1 to June 30 2023),...

Marston Vale Line: Train services to resume later this month

Train services on the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley will resume on Monday 20 November, operator London Northwestern Railway (LNR) has announced. The...

Northern: Fare dodgers with ‘proven pattern of behaviour’ should expect to be prosecuted for historic cases of fare evasion

Northern has issued a warning to persistent fare evaders on its services that, once identified, they should expect to be prosecuted for historic cases...

Campaign for Better Transport launches new fares and ticketing report at Railway Industry Association 

Campaign for Better Transport has shared the findings of its new fares and ticketing report with representatives of the rail industry at the Railway...

Campaign for Better Transport calls for radical changes to rail tickets as part of new report

Campaign for Better Transport is calling for a Best Price Guarantee, a low-cost monthly public transport ticket and rewards for frequent travellers in the...

New timetable delivers electric trains between Barrhead and Glasgow

ScotRail customers along the route between Barrhead and Glasgow Central will see the introduction of electric trains as part of the train operator’s upcoming...
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