Key players in the British rail industry

National and International

Department for Transport

Office of Rail Regulation

Transport Scotland

National Rail Enquiries
For train times and fares

Network Rail
Britain's rail infrastructure owner

The Association of Train Operating Companies

Rail Freight Group
The representative organisation for UK Rail Freight operators

High Speed 1
Channel Tunnel Rail Link

London & Continental Railways
Manages and redevelops ex-railway property transferred from British Railways Board (Residuary)

Runs high-speed trains from London to Europe

High Speed 2
Plan for high-speed rail between London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds


Transport for London

London's biggest rail project


Greater Manchester PTE
renamed Transport for Greater Manchester in April 2011.

Derby and Derbyshire Rail Forum

Rail User Express Rail Action