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Backlash over rail fares rise

Rail fares have increased by an average of 3.9% around the UK. Welsh transport charity Sustrans Cymru has warned that people here are being condemned to 'transport poverty.'

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Passengers: 'It's really hitting our pocket'

Passengers at Merthyr Tydfil railway station this morning were among those confronted by increased fares. There were mixed opinions - some questioned how families were meant to afford rail travel now, but others praised it for quality of service and price, when compared to the alternatives.

What impact are rail fare rises having on you? Do they reflect the quality of service? How does rail travel compare to the alternatives?

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