Rail fares in Scotland to rise by no more than 3.1%

Rail fares in Scotland will rise by no more than 3.1 percent next year since increases are pinned to the rate of inflation.

However, some passengers will still be subject to the English fares if:

  • They are travelling from England to Scotland
  • They are travelling within Scotland on a train that originated in, or is going to, England

Read: Rail fares to rise by 4.1% from January 2014

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Rail fares to rise by 4.1%

Regulated train fares are set to rise by an average 4.1% from January after the headline rate of retail price index nflation fell to 3.1% in July from 3.3% in June. Labour has pledged to cap fare rises if it gets into power.