Protests planned at UK rail stations to mark steep hike in fares
Unions say Tuesday’s ticket price increases – the biggest in five years – outstrip last year’s average pay rises by 50%
A wave of protests has been planned on Tuesday to mark the biggest increase in rail fares in five years.
Fares will rise by an average of 3.4%, with season tickets going up by 3.6% – increases that outstrip average pay rises last year by 50%, unions say. Protests by unions are planned at more than 40 railway stations in response to the increases.
Source: Guardian Transport