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  • Video marketing to passengers

    Over the last few weeks at the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership we've been experimenting with video marketing on social media as a new way to connect with passengers. Here's what we learned... 1. You don't need expensive kit With just a second hand iPhone and some kind-hearted family members as...
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  • Prizes to incentivise commuters to avoid the peak

    Here's a translation of an interesting article about an SNCF project to offer prizes to commuters to incentivise travelling outside the morning peak. Users register on a website, and then their smart travelcard logs when they travel. The more that they avoid the extreme peak time of 08:00 to 08:4...
  • Top tips from the Citizens' Rail conference

    We wanted to share some of the great points made in the workshop sessions at our Citizens' Rail conference. We've posted a forum thread for each workshop, so that participants can post their ideas or notes that they jotted down during the sessions. Even if you weren't there on the day, ...
  • Visit South Devon train livery launch

    Really pleased to launch our "Visit South Devon" train livery last week. It took a fair bit of work to put together (a big thanks to all involved - especially First Great Western), but will be great to see it out and about on the FGW network over the next two years. You can see more pics on the Ci...