Rail users to mount 'national day of action' over 3.1% fare rise
Passengers will protest at stations across UK after year of strikes and falling punctuality
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Rail passengers who spent 2018 wrestling with strike action, widespread cancellations and the worst punctuality in a decade will stage protests at railway stations around the country on Wednesday as fares rise by 3.1%.
As commuters begin returning to work after the Christmas holiday, they face above-inflation ticket price increases described by Labour as an “affront” following well-documented disruption last year.
Source: Guardian Transport