Rail passengers to stage station protests against fare increases

Rail passengers to stage station protests against fare increases

Groups to protest for two days at stations including King’s Cross and Glasgow Central after fare increase of 2.3% comes into effect

Campaigners will be protesting outside train stations in England and Scotland this week in response to higher rail fares coming into effect, as commuters return to work after the festive break.

Three campaign groups, We Own It, Action For Rail and Bring Back British Rail have joined forces and organised two nationwide days of action in England on Tuesday and Scotland on Wednesday and are calling for an end to the “rail rip off”.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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