Customers reminded to check before they travel due to upcoming one day strikes and overtime ban across train companies in May
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ASLEF will stage three, one-day strikes, across different train operating companies between 7 to 9 May, as well as an overtime ban across 16 train companies from Monday 6 to Saturday 11 May, which may lead to short-notice cancellations;    Revised timetables for the strikes will be available on National Rail Enquiries and journey planners by 1 May;   Customers are urged to check before they travel as there will be changes to services across large parts of the network, with some train operators not running any services on strike days;     Customers ..read more
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Rail Delivery Group responds to ASLEF calling for further strikes
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Train tracks triumph - new findings show that trains are up to 80% cheaper than planes for domestic travel
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Travelling by rail can be up to 80% cheaper on similar routes than flying, when accounting for the additional cost of baggage and airport transfers.   Rail is up to 17 times greener when travelling for business across Britain compared to flying.   Travelling by plane takes longer than by train door-to-door for four out of the six domestic travel routes we looked at.    There are 50% more rail services available per day from London to Edinburgh compared to flights (39 rail services compared to 26 flights).  ..read more
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Customer advice ahead of the latest train drivers’ strike
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ASLEF will stage three one-day strikes across different train operating companies between 5 to 8 April, as well as an overtime ban across 16 train companies from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 April and from Monday 8 to Tuesday 9 April, which may lead to short-notice cancellations;   Revised timetables for the strikes are available now on National Rail Enquiries and journey planners;  Customers are urged to check before they travel as there will be changes to services across large parts of the network, with some train operators not running any services on strike days;  &nbs ..read more
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Rail Delivery Group responds to ASLEF calling for further strikes
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Rail Delivery Group moves to industry-first cloud-based system to improve the smart ticketing infrastructure for rail
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Rail travel is almost nine times greener than by car on the Top 100 business routes new figures show
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New carbon data shows that you can substantially decrease emissions if you switch from car to train for business travel across Britain.   Taking the train on the top 100 business routes in Britain is:    o Almost nine times greener than using a petrol/diesel car      o More than four times greener than using a plug-in hybrid electric car      o Almost two-and-a-half times greener than using a battery electric car  This is the first time the rail industry has combined granular data on train occupancy, fuel type, ex ..read more
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Over half of UK trains upgraded or replaced to improve travel for customers
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Over 132-miles worth of new or refurbished passenger trains added to our tracks in last 10 years – equivalent to the length of 2,300 football pitches New and refurbished trains responding to customers’ needs Improvements to accessibility and sustainability among key benefits of new trains ..read more
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Customer advice ahead of the latest round of strikes by the train drivers
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ASLEF will stage a series of consecutive one-day strikes across different train operating companies between 30 January and 5 February, as well as an overtime ban across all train companies from Monday 29 January to Tuesday 6 February which may lead to short-notice cancellations;  Revised timetables for the strikes on 30 and 31 January are available on National Rail Enquiries and journey planners now, and the remaining will be available by 28 January;  Customers are urged to check before they travel as there will be changes to services across large parts of the network, with some tra ..read more
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Rail Industry increases passenger assists and bookings for support than before data shows
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