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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".
Rail passengers will have to pay an extra 3.5 per cent for their season tickets in January on top of the big increases they have seen since the last election.
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.
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.
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.
Commuters face more train travel misery as high inflation means ticket prices will increase by 8 per cent or more.
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.
Unions, transport campaigners and rail passenger groups launch a day of action to protest at "massive" fare increases and cuts to jobs and services.
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.
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.