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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'No improvements in services' despite fare increases

The 10th above-inflation increase in a row led a campaign group to claim that the increases come at a time of "no perceptible improvement in services."

Last week Railfuture spokesman Bruce Williamson said: "Yet again, rail fares go up with no perceptible improvement in service.

"Over the last 10 years, fares have increased by more than 50% - much more than people's incomes."

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