UK train fares to go up by 2.3% in 2017
Consumer group condemns rail fare increase, which takes effect from 2 January
Train fares in Britain will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced. The figure is the average increase across all rail tickets and will take effect from 2 January.
Lianna Etkind of the Campaign for Better Transport condemned the increase, warning that some passengers were “finding themselves priced off the railways”.
Source: Guardian Transport