Policy paper

Rolling stock perspective 2016: DfT's aspirations for the rail sector

Explains the Department for Transport's perspective on rolling stock and our aspirations for the rail sector.


Rolling stock perspective 2016

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This document sets out the Department for Transport’s perspective on rolling stock and our aspirations for the sector as a whole. The aim is to:

  • make DfT act as better client of rolling stock for passengers and taxpayers
  • drive improvements in terms of passenger quality
  • offer improved information and transparency for stakeholders

with regard to passenger rolling stock.

This publication supersedes the 2015 rolling stock perspective.

Published 18 May 2016