Rail commuters could face fare increases

The Government is allowing train firms to increase prices by 3% Photo:

A series of protests are being staged in the region over a planned rises in rail fares.

The Government is allowing train firms to increase prices by 3% more than the rate of inflation from January.

Rail unions have warned that some fares could jump by 11% from the New Year. Passengers using Crewe Station say the new ticket prices are unfair.

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