Season ticket holders face an average increase of 4.2 per cent in 2013

Baker says govt wants to end inflation-linked train price rises

As commuters return to work after the holidays facing above average rail fare price rises Transport Minister Norman Baker says he wants to end inflation-busting increases.

Rail fare increases are to be limited to the RPI plus one per cent

Government to limit peak time rail fare increases to RPI + 1%

The government has announced that it will limit peak time rail fare increases to the retail prices index measure of inflation plus one per cent.

The government is being urged to reduce train fare increases

Commuters face misery of 6.2% average fare rises for 2013

Today's inflation figures mean that commuters face an average 6.2 per cent increase in rail fares after the retail prices index rose from 2.8 per cent to 3.2 per cent.

Government unveils £9.4bn plan to upgrade railways

Greening admits fares will rise to pay for £9bn rail investment

Transport Secretary Justine Greening has admitted that rail passengers will have to foot the bill for the Government’s £9.4 billion overhaul of the railways.

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