TUC: Rail passengers not getting value for money

Rail passengers are not getting value for money despite numerous hikes in ticket prices, the TUC has said.

Kevin Rowan, head of public services, told Daybreak rises are unjustified when taxpayers were not "seeing the kind of investment we want in the rail industry".


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.