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DfT survey finds rail users more positive about standards

The Department for Transport recently published statistics that reveal that public perceptions towards rail travel are changing and becoming more favourable.

It also finds that rail use amongst adults is increasing, with 30% of those questioned having travelled by long distance train in the year preceding the 2009 survey. This is an increase from 25% in 2006.

The Attitudes to Rail Travel report found 71% of respondents rated short distance services as good (compared with 63% in 2006) and 12% as...

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