A TUC report found long distance, day return and season rail tickets are around twice the price of similar tickets in France, Germany, Italy and Spain, which have publicly-run rail systems, while average train fares in the UK increased at three times the rate of average wages between 2008 and 2012.
The report dismissed claims that privatisation had helped increase the number of people travelling on the railways, maintaining that passenger growth has mostly been down to rising economic output and changes in employment patterns rather than because of privatisation.
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