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TfL announces black taxi fares set for 'low' rise

Black cab fares in the capital are going up and could rise again as early as next January.From April 5, London taxi fares will increase by an average of 0.7%, Transport for London (TfL) announced today.

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TfL announces black taxi fares set for 'low' rise

Black taxi fares set to rise. Credit: PA

Black cab fares in the capital are going up and could rise again as early as next January.From April 5, London taxi fares will increase by an average of 0.7%, Transport for London (TfL) announced today.

TfL said the below-inflation increase was the lowest since it took responsibility for licensing taxis in 2000 and the rise equated to just 9p more on an average fare.

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