Chris Grayling defends expensive last-minute rail fares
Transport secretary says passengers can avoid fares of up to £338 by planning in advance
The transport secretary has defended train companies who charge more than £300 for peak-time fares as he launched the biggest overhaul of Britain’s railways in a generation.
Chris Grayling said that in order for passengers to avoid paying fares in the hundreds of pounds, they should book in advance. A standard Manchester to London peak-time standard fare is £338 return.
Source: Guardian Transport