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Commuters hit as 2014 rail fare rises are revealed

More rail commuters will have to pay more than £5,000 a year for their season ticket after the 2014 fare rises were revealed today.

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More £5k-a-year season tickets as rail fares rise

More rail commuters will have to pay more than £5,000 a year for their season ticket after the 2014 fare rises were revealed today.

Increases of 3.4 percent take those travelling to London from Dover Priory and Deal in Kent past the £5,000 figure.

Some commuters will be paying more than £5,000 for an annual rail ticket Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Commuters from Basingstoke in Hampshire will have to fork out more £4,000 following a 2.93 percent increase on their season tickets to and from London.

The figures were revealed on the rail industry's National Rail Enquiries website today, with the new fares taking effect from January 2.

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