Rail Review

(asked on 31st August 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to implement the policies set out in the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail.


Answered by
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Chris Heaton-Harris
Minister of State (Department for Transport)
This question was answered on 9th September 2021

Transformation of our railways has begun, and passengers are already benefiting, including through the introduction of new flexi season tickets.

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