Train fares rise across our region

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.

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Region hit by rail fare hikes

Rail fare prices in the region have increased today, with some season tickets going up by as much as 6%.