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Train passengers face a rise in rail fares of an average of 6.2 per cent in January - an "outrageous" figure that masks the real rise from individual companies, campaigners tell Channel 4 News.
Commuters face a rise in rail fares following cuts to the transport budget despite promises in one coalition partner's manifesto. A Liberal Democrat MP tells Channel 4 News the hike is "regrettable".
As rail fare price hikes kick in on trains across the country, campaigners call for an end to above-inflation rises amid widespread anger at continuing increases.
Commuters face more train travel misery as high inflation means ticket prices will increase by 8 per cent or more.
Unions, transport campaigners and rail passenger groups launch a day of action to protest at "massive" fare increases and cuts to jobs and services.
As passengers face inflation-busting fare rises on the first working day of 2013, Channel 4 News reveals the extent that commuting by rail has become unaffordable for many low income workers.
Hard-hit rail commuters face a greater-than-expected 6.2 per cent hike in average fares in the new year after official figures revealed a shock rise in the inflation rate.
With train fares set to rise by an average 4.1 per cent in January, campaigners say the rise will be the sixth time in seven years that rail fares have outstripped wages.
Plans to raise fares for commuters travelling at the height of rush hour should be ruled out, according to a report by MPs published today.
UK train fares will rise by an average of 0.7 per cent above the rate of inflation from January 2012, the Asssociation of Train Operating Companies has announced.