We obviously back rail investment to improve the service but passengers have already suffered enough pain with a decade of annual inflation-plus fare increases.
They should not now be expected to face another six years of even higher fares. No one expects motorists to pay more for new roads or air passengers to pay for new runways. Well rail passengers should not be singled out to pay for new lines.
They have been persecuted enough already.
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