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Full interview with Chris Hyomes from Rail Future, an independent organisation campaigning for better rail services.
Rail passengers started the new year digging deeper into their purses and wallets. Many fares have gone up and by more than inflation. Campaigners are criticising the increases, notably the cost of a season ticket in our region, which they claim won't add up to a better service.
Campaigners are criticising the government for allowing a tenth year of train fare rises that are above inflation. Rail Future says the promised investment in the network has not materialised. Yorkshire spokesman Chris Hyomes:
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Inflation-busting fare rises take effect from today - with a Leeds to Wakefield season ticket rising by more than 6%.