Rail workers label train fare hikes a ‘national disgrace’

RAIL workers have condemned rising train fares as a “national disgrace.”

Statistics published by the RMT union show that most travellers are struggling to keep up with ticket prices — 70 per cent of passengers surveyed have been negatively affected as a result of price hikes.

The study comes as commuters get news today of the eye-watering fare increases due for 2020. The annual rise on most train fares is pegged to July’s Retail Prices Index (RPI) measure of inflation,...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-08-14 03:41
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