Tag Archives: Rail fares

Happy New Year on the Railways

Another new year, another fare increase. It’s 3.4% on average, although there is quite a bit of variation within that. Individual fares may increase by more or less than that. Only a cynic would suggest that it’s fares on busy … Continue reading

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“Hundreds of fare dodgers in West Yorkshire costing tens of thousands of pounds”

And how much revenue are Northern Rail missing out on, where passengers don’t have the opportunity to purchase tickets? The reluctance or inability of conductors to sell tickets (because their ticket machine isn’t working, or for other unspecified reasons) has … Continue reading

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Enough is enough say rail campaigners

A press release from Railfuture, which is the UK’s leading independent organisation campaigning for better rail services for both passengers and freight.   On the 2nd of January, rail fares will rise above inflation for the tenth year in a row. … Continue reading

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TravelWatch surveys Northern Rail services

TravelWatch NorthWest, (TWNW), the independent passenger champion in North West England, today (14th December) launches a report analysing 100 journeys made on Northern Rail’s services over the last few months. The report shows that passengers are largely content with their travel … Continue reading

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