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Blog – Passenger Railway Challenge

  • 25 March 2010

    25 March 2010: Passengers in Kent suffer more than anywhere else because the Government allows Southeastern to put up regulated fares 3% above inflation every year.

  • 18 March 2010

    18 March 2010: We've objected to cuts proposed by South West Trains, together with nine other organisations.

  • 11 March 2010

    11 March 2010: The Government has failed to prove its high speed rail plan would be green.

  • 11 March 2010

    11 March 2010: The Government is announcing plans for a high speed rail line today - we'll be looking at them closely.

  • 09 March 2010

    9 March 2010: South West Trains is planning to cut ticket office opening hours at 24 stations across London and the South East. Help us stop them.

  • 05 March 2010

    5 March 2010: Transition Town Worthing has been getting passengers signed up to our Cut Train Fares campaign. The group has a vision for transport and it's getting people involved to make it happen.

  • 25 February 2010

    25 February 2010: We've just had a tram campaign victory that’s worth crowing about.Trams are hugely popular and they get people out of their cars. But there aren't enough of them in the UK because the cost of building them is often too high. This is because Government policy puts trams at an ...

  • 09 February 2010

    9 February 2010: As we've often said, passengers suffer when stations don't have proper facilities - like good lighting, cycle parking, bus connections. A new report suggests people in the North West have the worst deal.

  • 04 February 2010
    Photo: Susan Kramer with Train

    4 February 2010: 59 MPs of all parties have called for rail fares to be reviewed. The MPs showed their support for our campaign by having their photo taken with Train, our mascot.

  • 02 January 2010

    2 January: Rail fares change today. I've written a comment is free article for the Guardian, explaining why the Government needs to bring down fares to make taking the train the easy option. Why not add a comment to let people know what you think? And if you haven't already, join the campaign....

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