New funding deal for Arriva CrossCountry – Transport Focus comment

16 October 2020

Commenting on the announcement that the Government has signed a new contract with Arriva to protect its rail services, Transport Focus chief executive Anthony Smith said:

“We welcome this deal which protects vital services for passengers for the next three years. Passengers want stability – they rely on the railway to get them to where they need to be and need confidence that their service will run.

“Extra seats, more on-board staff and better services for vulnerable passengers will help continue to make rail an attractive option.”

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