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Make your voice heard – claim compensation

Transport Focus’s Make Delay Pay campaign aims to raise passenger awareness of compensation for delayed and cancelled train journeys, persuade more rail users to claim what they are entitled to and ensure train operators streamline the claims process through easier online and automated systems.



Make Delay Pay: improving compensation for rail passengers

New research finds that many train operators still have complicated and lengthy claims processes and need to do much more to alert passengers to their right to compensation. In this report Transport Focus makes a number of recommendations designed to make claiming compensation easier and more attractive.

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Your Stories

“I realise it can be done online, but the compensation on a season ticket isn't worth the bother.”

“Money returned is so low it's a waste of my time.”

“I can't really be bothered to claim these days. My time is more valuable than the compensation I'm likely to receive.”

“Life's too short. When I have made claims in the past, the amount of evidence and wait time required has been irritating.”

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Make Delay Pay report

Too many rail passengers miss out on the compensation they are entitled to. Transport Focus’s Make Delay Pay report calls on train operators to let every passenger know how and when they can claim and make the process of claiming quicker and easier.

Click to download the full report


Passenger Voice