• In 2018, approximately 241,932 trains were cancelled - this is an average of 660 trains per day.
• Last year UK passengers lost almost four million hours due to significant train delays, these delays affected more than 8.1 million UK passengers.
Did you know that most train companies offer compensation if your train is delayed for over 30 minutes? Despite this, only 34% of passengers claimed compensation on their delayed train journey, with most stating that the process for compensation was too complicated.
Not only is it convenient, but it’s also the greenest mode of transport. There’s never been so much pressure for companies to go green! Network Rail, who manage and maintain UK rail, have unveiled plans to ban all single use plastic from train stations by 2020! This is the perfect opportunity for businesses to not only talk the talk, but walk the walk, by saying “no” to plane travel and “yes” to booking rail.