In Episode 5 of Global Railway Review’s podcast, Steve White, Chief Operating Officer at Govia Thameslink Railway, speaks to our Junior Editor, Leah Hockley, about the UK's train stations and how they are developing to become safer, more sustainable and more inviting for passengers.
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RDG has warned the UK government that moving ahead with its aviation tax reform would equate to 27,000 tonnes of additional carbon emissions a year as people shift from rail to flying due to air fares becoming cheaper.
In order to provide greater transparency when it comes to choosing tickets, GTR and Southeastern's Season Ticket Calculator will enable commuters to purchase tickets that fit their flexible work schedules.
FirstGroup has agreed with the Department for Transport two National Rail Contracts for the SWR and TPE train operating companies, with a primary term of two years.
The Way Forward campaign is calling on the UK government to encourage the use of public transport in order to ensure a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
The Department for Transport (DfT) will delay the normal annual January change to rail fares until 1 March 2021, offering a significant window for commuters who cannot work at home to purchase cheaper season tickets at the existing rate and allowing greater flexibility in uncertain times.
OSDM is the new industry European-wide standard for ticket sales, reservations and prices distribution.
The technology enables third-party distributors to easily include Heathrow Express tickets within their booking platforms, provding an extra revenue stream for airline and travel industry partners and a seamless booking experience for customers.
Deutsche Bahn will utilise innovative technology to make it possible for travellers to book their rail journey across multiple international rail inventories and distribution systems directly at railway stations.
As the dedicated airport express service gears up for customers reviving their travel plans following the outbreak of COVID-19, Heathrow Express has announced greater ticket flexibility as part of a fully digital future.
Independent watchdog, Transport Focus, is calling on the UK government and train companies to work together to offer passengers better value for money deals to get them back onboard trains.
Jeremy Acklam will play a lead role in driving forward Transport for the North's strategic vision for integrated and smart travel, including the delivery of flexi season tickets and contactless pay-as-you-go travel on rail.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Transport Focus is urging the UK government to reform the fares and ticketing system to offer better value.