Rail fare increases prompt protests at stations across UK

Rail fare increases prompt protests at stations across UK

Demonstrations held at more than 20 stations as fares rise by above-inflation average of 3.1%

Campaigners have staged demonstrations at railway stations across the country as the transport secretary, Chris Grayling, blamed trade unions for ticket price hikes.

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Michelle Rodgers, RMT national president, leads small but vocal protest over rail fares at Manchester Piccadilly station pic.twitter.com/UhldnuqLg0

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Source: Guardian Transport

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