Rail Delivery Group - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 16 August 2016 /
Regulated rail fares will increase 1.9 percent across England, Scotland and Wales next year with the figure determined by July’s Retail Prices Index (RPI). The rail industry gives its reaction…
Rail industry news / 9 May 2016 /
With the number of rail journeys in Britain rising to almost 1.7billion last year, industry leaders have highlighted the value of rail investment in order to meet demand.
Rail industry news / 2 February 2016 /
The Rail Delivery Group has announced plans to develop new-style barcoded smart ticketing or ‘m-Tickets’ for rail travel across Britain which can be sent directly to passenger smartphones.
Rail industry news / 4 December 2015 /
2016 rail fares will rise by an average 1.1 percent from January next year, the smallest annual increase for six years.
Rail industry news / 22 October 2015 /
UK rail industry leaders have unveiled a train punctuality app designed to allow passengers to track train promptness and reliability.
Rail industry news / 22 September 2015 /
According to research carried out by Oxera on behalf of the Rail Delivery Group, Britain’s rail industry contributes up to £10.1 billion in added value to the economy.
Issue 3 2015 / 4 June 2015 /
Network Rail in the UK has been working with the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) to tackle the cost of contingency on railway projects. Network Rail’s Matthew Hannaway, Head of Project Risk and Value Management and Mike Pollard, Head of Collaborative Working, explain further…
Rail industry news / 29 October 2014 /
The rail industry’s approach to long-term planning has evolved and is detailed in a report published today by the Rail Delivery Group. The Way Ahead highlights the vital role rail plays in the economic and social life of Britain, and how our approach to strategic planning over the next 30 years will identify where investment in infrastructure or step changes in improvements to services could deliver the biggest rewards to the country…
Rail industry news / 24 October 2014 /
Growth in rail travel has outpaced the strengthening economy and rising employment levels over the last six months, according to new figures…
Rail industry news / 23 June 2014 /
Rail industry suppliers are set to benefit from government investment to help them win new business, create jobs and generate economic growth, ministers have announced…
Rail industry news / 14 March 2014 /
Rail industry leaders set out five key priorities to ensure HS2 becomes the backbone of a growing railway, maximising the benefits to the country…
Government announcement on franchising will help to restore rail industry confidence, say rail leaders
Rail industry news / 26 March 2013 /
The Rail Delivery Group has expressed its support for the Government’s publication…