This is the News blog for the Manningtree Rail Users Association - www.mrua.org
Wednesday, 11 November 2009
Rail Travel Too Expensive For Network Rail
Network trail is transporting 200 of its staff from Reading to a conference in Coventry by coach because going by rail would be too expensive. If open return tickets were bought at £135 per head it would cost £27,000, so the company has opted for the coach alternative which comes in at £12 a head - a saving of £24,000!