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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Waterloo Station protest against rail fare hike

Union members and transport campaigners gathered outside Waterloo Station in London today to protest against likely rises to rail fares in the new year.

Union members and transport campaigners carried placards and banners Credit: ITV News
Unions claim that "efficiency savings" could result in the loss of 20,000 rail jobs Credit: ITV News
Average rail fares could rise by 6.2% in England Credit: ITV News

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