Labour promises to save average rail commuter £200 on season ticket

Labour promises to save average rail commuter £200 on season ticket

Jeremy Corbyn says party could deliver promise by forcing rail companies to cap fares at lower gauge of inflation than currently used

Labour has pledged to save the average rail commuter more than £200 a year by forcing rail companies to limit fare increases on season tickets.

The party said a Labour government would restrict the amount train operators could hike ticket prices by linking any change in fares to a lower measure of inflation than the one currently used.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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