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Our successes in numbers, 2019 (text version)

This is the text version of our 'Successes 2019' infographic.

With your support, we helped to make transport better in 2019...

We highlighted 33 disused rail lines that should reopen. Several then secured funding including Portishead-Bristol and the Camp Hill line in Birmingham

Four trains an hour now call at the new Warrington West station, which was funded by the New Stations Fund for which we campaigned

15 million
We helped Transport for the North develop its strategic transport plan: more than 15 million people live in the North of England 

£220 million
The Chancellor announced additional funding for one year to "put the wheels back on the Great British Bus"

Our CEO addressed 4,000 members of the Women's Institute. The WI voted to launch a national campaign on buses

Upgrades to the Felixstowe branch line allowed 10 more freight trains per day out of the port

Government agreed to trial a simpler way of pricing train tickets whereby one-way tickets will cost half as much as returns

£37 million
Government stepped up its support for electric vehicles including £37 million for chargepoint infrastructure

Train punctuality will now be monitored to the minute 

Three out of every five public transport journeys are made by bus. At last the Government has promised a National Bus Strategy

Local people have campaigned to save the Gwent Levels from road building for more than 25 years. In June the M4 scheme was finally dropped 

Thank you for your support! With your help we can do even more this year.