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UK rail passengers face the biggest rail fare rise in five years

UK rail passengers face the biggest rail fare rise in five years

ReportingWeek2, Transport, Travel
Britain train fares will rise by an average of 3 per cent from January next year. All the fares on journeys in 2018 have been published, the biggest increase since 2013, including season tickets and off-peak leisure tickets. Passengers in the north of England will face an even greater increase, with Northern putting fares up by 4.7 per cent and TransPennine Express fares rising by 4.6 per cent. The Rail Delivery Group admitted it is a "significant" rise and unions describe the increase as “another kick in the teeth” for all passengers in UK. Reasons for the rail increase The main reason why rail fares will rise so high  is that the pace of the rail system improvement has not kept up with the increasing number of rail passengers in the UK. During the last 14 years, the number of pas

Rail fares rise despite commuters dismay

News, ReportingWeek1
  Rail fares will be increased by 1.1% from 2nd January, 2016. Though this is the lowest price hike since 2010, commuters are still inconvenienced.   The annual rise in rail fare annoyed rail commuters, but the good news is that not all price of rail tickets will rise. The Railway Network said that the price of some tickets will remain the same, and will even reduce. Only seasoned tickets, off-peak tickets, long distance and anytime tickets are regulated by the Railway Network. Image via : What happens to the money? For every pound you pay, 97p is used by the National Rail. All the money paid by the commuters is used by the railway network to goes to providing the salary of the employees, used to buy fuel, other day-to-day running cost