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.

Which? reports flights are cheaper in midweek

Flights cost less in midweek, says Which? report

New research from consumer group Which? shows that travellers can save significant sums of money by being flexible over the day of the week and time of day they choose to travel.

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.

Commuters 'pay 3.5 times more for rail travel in UK'

Commuters 'pay 3.5 times more for rail travel in UK'

Rail passengers may be surprised to find journeys in Europe are much cheaper than trips of a similar distance in Britain.

Many rail fares are set to rise by 5.9% from Jan 2nd 2012

Train fares to increase by 5.9% from Jan 2nd says ATOC

Around half of all UK rail fares will rise by 5.9 per cent, the July level of the retail prices index (RPI) plus one per cent, from Januray 2nd 2012.

The "soaring" cost of bus travel could be reduced using revenue from green taxes, a group of MPs has said.

MPs urge the government to use green taxes to cut public transport costs

The Environmental Audit Committee has urged the government to ring-fence green tax revenue to "rebuild trust" in the eyes of the public.

Network Rail reported increased profits in 2010-11

Network Rail announces increase in profits

The UK train track operator, Network Rail, has announced an increase in profits despite also reporting an increase in the number of late trains.

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