The new Meridian Water station being built to serve 10,000 new homes with a frequent service will replace the nearby Angel Road station where Railfuture has campaigned for a better service for many years because it has a peak-only service and convoluted pedestrian access.
On 15 August 2018 Secretary of State Chris Grayling stated
that the lower CPI not RPI could be used to calculate future ticket price rises, and called for the rail industry to contain its costs so there is no additional burden on taxpayers - just what Railfuture have been campaigning for. Photo itv.com
Railfuture's campaign for clearly explained, value for money fares and tickets has its first success with the announcement
by the Rail Delivery Group that rail industry jargon such as 'Any Permitted Route' and 'London Terminals' has been removed from tickets, making tickets easier for passengers to understand.
Following a thirty year Railfuture campaign for rail services linking the growth centres of Oxford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge, the first phase opened on 25 October 2015 with the extension of Chiltern Railways services from Marylebone to Oxford Parkway.
Railfuture in the news
: the press and media often seek our opinion as well as reporting our successes.
See the centre spread
of our Annual Review
for the successes scored by our branches in 2017.
Railfuture campaigns have helped to open more than 400 new stations since 1960, making rail travel accessible to many more passengers.
Railfuture campaigns have helped to open over 950 km of new routes, supporting economic growth and providing new journey opportunities to passengers.
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