Policy paper

A strategic vision for rail

Describes the government’s strategic vision for the railways, and the actions we are taking to make it a reality.

Documents

Connecting people: a strategic vision for rail (web version)

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Connecting people: a strategic vision for rail (print version)

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Connecting people: a strategic vision for rail

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This document outlines the government’s strategic vision for the railways and explains what we are doing to make it a reality.

It explains our plans to:

  • bring the organisations that run the track and the trains closer together to deliver better services for passengers
  • invest in upgrades to the network to deliver faster journey times, more capacity, and support economic growth
  • improve the customer experience, including provision for smart ticketing
Published 29 November 2017