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Rail commuters face huge price hike

Commuters across our region are bracing themselves after hearing they'll have to pay hundreds of pounds more to travel by train next year.

The government's allowed operators to increase fares by the rate of inflation - 3.2 percent - plus another 3 percent on top of that.

And it doesn't end there because some of those fares could go up even more. It means some commuters will have to dig even deeper to find the money to pay for a price hike of up to 11 per cent. Lauren Carter reports


MPs call for better rail services for our region

Seven of our MPs have joined together today to ask the Government to make improvements to rail services. Representatives from Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire are in London calling for faster trains and more investment.

The MPs have been joined at the launch by representatives from Local Enterprise Partnerships, train operating companies and local authorities.

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