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“Link hike in rail fares to reliability or strip North’s failing train operators of franchises” – The Yorkshire Post says

[YP comment, Wednesday 14 August 2019] Today’s inflation announcement will inevitably mean another kick in the teeth for long-suffering rail passengers. It will be used to calculate next January’s annual fare rises and commuters now face an increase in the … Continue reading

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Apparently It’s OK To Overcharge

Mark Wylo‎ to TransPennine Express Trains 20 June at 22:34 · Can you explain why the TPE website has issues with the season ticket fares to Slaithwaite? The only two options shown for a 7 day season ticket are £53 and £56.40. Yet … Continue reading

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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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