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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail: fare reform

Built Environment Committee
Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail: fare reform

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Start times: 2.45pm (private) 3.00pm (public)


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Rail Minister to give evidence to Lords inquiry on fare reforms

On Wednesday 15 September 2021 the House of Lords Built Environment Committee will continue to take evidence on its rail fare reforms inquiry.

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail: fare reform
Minister of State at Department for Transport
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail: fare reform
Chair at Williams Rail Review

Topics the committee may cover include:

  • How to encourage people back onto the railways and increase income from non-commuter travellers.
  • How rail fares will be simplified.
  • Progress made in delivering contactless payment options across UK railways.
  • How competition through third party retailers will continue once Great British Rail replaces operator websites with one central website.
  • Progress made in switching to using CPI, rather than RPI, for fare increases.
  • Adoption of single-leg ticketing.

Location

Room 3, Palace of Westminster

How to attend