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Commuters face more train travel misery as high inflation means ticket prices will increase by 8 per cent or more.
Rail passengers struggling with yearly inflation-busting fare increases are being offered some respite by the government, but will still be hit in the pocket.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.