Rail fares: passengers in England will not face double-digit rise

Government will ensure 2023 increase is below rate of inflation and will be delayed until MarchPassengers in England will not face a crippling double-digit rise in rail fares of as much as 12% after the government said it would step in to keep prices lower amid the soaring cost of living crisis.Fares traditionally rise each January, based on the retail prices index (RPI) recorded the previous July plus 1%. Continue reading...

Rail fares: passengers in England will not face double-digit rise

Government will ensure 2023 increase is below rate of inflation and will be delayed until March

Passengers in England will not face a crippling double-digit rise in rail fares of as much as 12% after the government said it would step in to keep prices lower amid the soaring cost of living crisis.

Fares traditionally rise each January, based on the retail prices index (RPI) recorded the previous July plus 1%.

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