Rail fares set to rise by 6.2%

Commuters in England face 6.2% rise in average train fares after a shock increase in the Retail Prices Index measure of inflation. Cars, air fares, clothing and housing are being blamed for the surprise rise in the Consumer Prices Index of inflation.

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Lord Adonis hits out at govt policy on rail fares

The former transport secretary Lord Adonis has tweeted in response to today's news that rail fares could rise by an average of 6.2% in England, and by as much as 11% on certain tickets.

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