Tag Archives: rail fares

This is not a ‘fares freeze’, Boris. Very high fares will remain very high fares

The mayor is doing nothing to make the eye-wateringly expensive cost of public transport more affordable to ordinary Londoners.

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The day rail commuters hate

Today the Office for National Statistics publishes July’s inflation figures and we see how much train fares will go up from January next year.

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Annual rail hike takes effect and dampens start to new year

Further rail price hikes get the year off to a difficult start for many and meanwhile, the government remains entirely oblivious to the impact of its policies.

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Why a proper transport strategy is needed to address the annual outcry about rail fare hikes

IPPR North director Ed Cox explains why a proper transport strategy is needed to address the annual outcry about rail fare hikes.

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Cameron signals rail fares u-turn

A report on the government’s u-turn on rail fares.

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What next for rail fares?

We already pay significantly more for rail travel than anyone else in Europe – 75% more than the next most expensive country

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Will Osborne match his support for motorists with a fair fare for rail users?

George Osborne caved in to motorists earlier this year – will he do the same for rail and bus users?

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Are sky-high train fares fair? Let the government know what you think

The rail fares review isn’t just for politicians and transport experts, passengers can and should get involved, say the Campaign for Better Transport.

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