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Changes to franchise agreements can be found on the public version of the Franchise Agreement which can be found on the Department’s webs
The Secretary of State regularly visits train stations across the country, of which there are over 2,500 in Great Britain.
Statistics published annually by the Office of Rail and Road provide the total premium or subsidy for train operating companies.
There are no provisions in the Northern Franchise Agreement to protect the operator against falling passenger numbers.
Currently Arriva Rail North has received one enforcement notice relating to environmental training.
The Department has been working closely with the rail industry as it runs its trial of the railcard to understand the potential commercia
The finances of Arriva Rail North are commercially sensitive and therefore are unable to be publicly shared.
The Department is not taking any steps to protect the operator against falling passenger numbers, however the Rail North Partnership is w
LNER is currently working with its industry partners to introduce extra services as soon as possible, including the Bradford services, an
We will continue to monitor and report on Train Operating Companies’ (TOCs’) performance in making the claim process easier for passenger