Despite making up 56% of the population, people who live over 20 minutes' walk from the station make less than 25% of journeys.
We need to make stations easier to get to by bus, bike and other modes.
The railways have the potential to deliver huge economic, social and environmental benefits to communities and the country as a whole, but our research shows this isn't being realised.
If the Rail Review doesn't address this, the Government risks squandering the chance to create a better railway.
Transport is the UK's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. But change is possible if we act together.
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Reopening a disused rail line can transform an area, but it happens all too rarely.
We're calling for a national programme of rail reopenings. We've identified 33 top-priority lines that would put 500,000 people in reach of the railways.
29 April 2019
Evidence published today by transport charity Campaign for Better Transport raises concerns that the Government’s review of the railways could miss its chance to maximise the social, economic and environmental benefits of rail. The research shows that the... Read more
15 May 2019
Welcoming the announcement of a £48 billion investment in the railways, which includes new trains and track, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for... Read more
27 April 2019
Campaign for Better Transport has welcomed the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy's report... Read more
4 April 2019
In reaction to the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) coming into force in London on Monday 8 April, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better... Read more
Campaign for Better Transport19 MayRT @UtilityWeekLive: It has never been more important to understand how works can be effectively managed to avoid congestion & disruptio… https://t.co/zLOmCih6uW
Campaign for Better Transport19 MayRT @Dave_H_King: @CBTransport @FamilyByCycle My village a perfect example, bus passes the door once an hour, arrives at the station… https://t.co/x6hp2CLX1K
Campaign for Better Transport18 MayHow easy do you find it to combine train travel with other modes? Making stations easier to get to by bus and bike… https://t.co/IczfMDLHD6