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Rail Partners' response to DfT's 'First of a Kind' funding announcement

15 November 2022

Responding to the DfT's 'First of a Kind' funding announcement, Mark Gaynor, Director of Operator Services at Rail Partners, said:

“Rail Partners welcomes this funding which will support innovations on the railway, generating wider benefits to the economy and environment.

“Unlocking innovation and investment on the railway is critical to build on its existing green credentials and to ensuring it is an attractive modal choice that meets the needs of passengers and freight customers.”

About Rail Partners

Rail Partners exists to make the railway better by harnessing the expertise and creativity of private sector operators for the benefit of those who use the railway, passengers and freight customers, and those who pay for it, including taxpayers.

Rail Partners provides advocacy and policy solutions for its private sector passenger owning group and freight company members. It also provides technical services to train operating companies in both the public and private sectors.

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