Spotlight: Are our railways delivering for consumers?

This spotlight will be focusing on the rail industry, where we will be sharing opinion pieces, case studies and other social media activity to explore the question ‘Are our railways delivering for consumers?’. It will provide an opportunity to tackle myths about the consumer experience, promote positive stories, and also address some issues that are often highlighted in the media.

Be sure to follow the discussion throughout the week and keep up-to-date with the hashtag #bizdebate. And check in each morning for new articles and case studies (below) from businesses across the country.


CBI Policy Adviser, Jas Basi, identifies 5 signs that investment into the railways are paying off


How have Britain’s railways been transformed? asks Martin Griffiths, Chairman of the Rail Delivery Group and Chief Executive of Stagecoach Group


How is rail helping to drive bright economic future for the North? asks Richard Allan, Commercial Director of Northern Rail


Fares fair? Andrew Cooper, Managing Director, Arriva