Jobseekers outside London missing out on half-price train fares
Figures show unemployed rail passengers not taking advantage of available discount
Unemployed people outside London and the south-east are failing to take advantage of half-price rail travel, figures from the last year have revealed.
In Liverpool Walton – one of the most deprived constituencies in the UK, with an unemployment rate more than twice the national average – just one person used a discount card offered by all train operators in Britain to accredited jobseekers.
Source: Guardian Transport