Rail Fares

Will 1.6% rail fare rise keep commuters away from offices?
UK rail fares
In Brief

Will 1.6% rail fare rise keep commuters away from offices?

Government may delay the planned increase amid concern over low train passenger numbers
19 Aug 2020
Labour reveals plans for ‘biggest ever’ cuts to rail fares
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In Brief

Labour reveals plans for ‘biggest ever’ cuts to rail fares

Jeremy Corbyn says the privatisation of Britain’s rail system ‘has ripped off passengers’
2 Dec 2019
Why rail fares are rising again
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In Brief

Why rail fares are rising again

Expected increase of 2.8% would add £100 to price of many season tickets
14 Aug 2019
New ‘millennial’ railcard to go on sale
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In Depth

New ‘millennial’ railcard to go on sale

Card will cut train fares by one-third for people aged 26-30, but no firm date has yet been set for launch
26 Oct 2018
Rail firms plan train ticket shake-up to ensure fairer fares
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In Brief

Rail firms plan train ticket shake-up to ensure fairer fares

Rail Delivery Group aims to tackle anomalies including ‘split ticketing’
8 May 2018
Millennial 26-30 railcard website crashes due to demand
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In Depth

Millennial 26-30 railcard website crashes due to demand

Nationwide trial rollout of 10,000 discount passes descends into chaos
13 Mar 2018
UK rail sees biggest price hike in five years
Rail fares
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UK rail sees biggest price hike in five years

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling criticised for flying to Qatar during day of rail protests
2 Jan 2018

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Rail fares: what you can buy for price of a return ticket
UK rail ticket
In Brief

Rail fares: what you can buy for price of a return ticket

Rail fare increases of 3.4% come into effect today despite some tickets already costing more than the price of a holiday
2 Jan 2018
‘Millennial’ railcard due to launch in 2018
Trains
In Brief

‘Millennial’ railcard due to launch in 2018

New digital-only card will knock a third of rail travel for 26- to 30-year-olds
22 Nov 2017
Wages close gap on inflation but real pay remains in decline
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In Depth

Wages close gap on inflation but real pay remains in decline

Bills index compiled by Money Saving Expert suggests core costs are rising in line with wages
23 Aug 2017
Sadiq Khan's takeover plan for London rail
In Brief

Sadiq Khan's takeover plan for London rail

Mayor calls for private train companies to hand over control to Transport for London
14 Oct 2016
Rail fare hike: are we really getting value for money?
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Rail fare hike: are we really getting value for money?

Fares increase four times as quickly as wages but rail operators say the money is needed for improvement works
19 Aug 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 14 Aug 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 14 Aug 2012

14 Aug 2012
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