Rail fares forecast to rise 1% after latest inflation data
Increase comes despite claims from campaigners that train tickets are rising three times faster than wages and service is deteriorating
Rail fares will rise by 1% from January after the announcement of July’s retail prices index inflation figure, which helps determine regulated train fares for the next year.
Details of the rise follows a study which claims that season tickets and other regulated fares have increased nearly three times faster than wages over the past five years.
Source: Guardian Transport