20th Anniversary Of The Railways Act

News provided by Campaign for Better Transport on Monday 4th Nov 2013

Campaign for Better Transport has responded to the 20th anniversary of the passing of the Railways Act.

Stephen Joseph, Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport said:

"Our railways have grown a lot in the last 20 years. Higher passenger numbers and increased rail freight have been good for the economy. The challenge for Government is to make sure our railways stay in good health. An early priority must be ending the decade-long policy of above inflation fares hikes which risks pricing people off the trains."

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For further information please contact:

Andrew Allen
Campaign for Better Transport
T: 020 7566 6494 / 07984 773 468
E: andrew.allen@bettertransport.org.uk

Notes to Editors:

1. The Railways Act 1993 was passed on 5 November 1993. The primary purpose of the legislation was to allow the transfer of the separated parts of the rail network from the public to the private sector.

2. Campaign for Better Transport is the UK's leading authority on sustainable transport. We champion transport solutions that improve people's lives and reduce environmental damage. Our campaigns push innovative, practical policies at local and national levels. Campaign for Better Transport Charitable Trust is a registered charity (1101929).

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