About the DfT Rail Group

Aim

Working in partnership with the industry, to secure the railway the country wants at a price it can afford.

Objectives

  • To ensure delivery of improved operational and financial performance, and safety, by the railway.
  • To secure appropriate rail passenger services at an acceptable price through effective specification and procurement.
  • To develop and deliver a robust, affordable and sustainable strategy for the development of the railway that supports wider transport objectives.
  • To ensure the cost-effective and timely delivery of major rail projects.

DfT Rail Group senior contacts

Contact details for senior staff members of the DfT Rail Group.

Published:
02 February 2006
Last update:
29 July 2009

Letter to Stakeholders on Third Party Plans and Projects: 3 August 2005

A letter sent from DfT to stakeholders on 3 August to set out new arrangements for the handling of third party work on plans and projects relating to railways.

Published:
31 January 2006

DfT Rail Group presentation to the LGA Conference (2 Mb)

A presentation made by Stephen Clark, Divisional Manager in DfT Rail Group, at the Local Government Association Conference on 14 December, 2005 on working with Local Authorities.

Published:
31 January 2006