King's Cross protesters call for return to National Rail

About 25 protesters calling for a cut in rail fares and a return to British Rail are staging a demonstration outside King's Cross Station in central London.

Read: Protests planned at 47 train stations across UK

Action for Rail protesters outside Kings Cross Station in central London
Action for Rail protesters outside Kings Cross Station in central London Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire
Protester Bernard Harrison, 80, from Ealing
Protester Bernard Harrison, 80, from Ealing Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire
Protesters opposing a further rise in rail fares
Protesters opposing a further rise in rail fares Credit: ITV News

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