Call to end big rail fare hikes

Campaigners today urged an end to above-inflation rail fare rises amid widespread anger at continuing increases.

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Rail fare increases in January 2013

Here are examples of fare rises. The table compares the price of a 12-month season ticket bought this month to one bought from 2nd January 2013.

The table does not include the price paid if within-London travelcards are also purchased for Tube and bus journeys in the capital.

  • Leeds-Wakefield £908 £964 6.16%
  • Bishop's Stortford-London £3,560 £3,704 4.04%
  • Portsmouth Harbour-London £4,480 £4,668 4.19%
  • Basingstoke-London £3,800 £3,960 4.21%
  • Ramsgate-London £4,640 £4,864 4.82%
  • Woking-London £2,780 £2,896 4.17%
  • Folkestone-London £4,612 £4,836 4.85%
  • Reading-London £3,800 £3,960 4.21%
  • Sevenoaks-London £2,980 £3,112 4.43%
  • Aylesbury-London £3,520 £3,632 3.18%
  • Bedford-London £4,004 £4,172 4.19%
  • Hastings-London £4,400 £4,584 4.18%
  • Canterbury-London £4,588 £4,812 4.80%
  • Deal-London £4,640 £4,864 4.82%
  • Dover Priory-London £4,640 £4,864 4.82%
  • Ludlow-Hereford £1,892 £1,992 5.28%
  • Bangor-Llandudno £1,084 £1,140 5.16%
  • Morpeth-Newcastle £960 £1,008 5%
  • West Malling-London £3,712 £3,876 4.42%
  • Guildford-London £3,092 £3,224 4.27%
  • Bracknell-London £3,800 £3,960 4.21%
  • Braintree-London £3,960 £4,124 4.14%
  • Tunbridge Wells-London £3,968 £4,132 4.13%

Where London is mentioned, this means travel to London terminal stations where travel is allowed by any route option shown by the National Rail Enquiry system Journey Planner where the journey can be made using only one ticket.

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