Commuter fury over rail fare hike

The post Olympic high to appears to have worn off: today rail passengers found out the cost of travel will be much higher than expected.

A surprise jump in the rate of inflation means ticket prices will go up by at least 6.2% next January.

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Protest over fare rises

Tens of thousands of rail commuters will have to pay more than £5,000 a year for their season tickets after new rises come into effect in January, a union warned today.