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.
Between 1998 and 2009, the West Coast Mainline (WCML) saw massive changes. Whilst the programme was beset with problems, our latest report, 'Transformation of the West Coast Mainline: How rail investment is benefitting people, the environment and 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
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
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