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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.
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.
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.
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.
An average 2.8 per cent increase in rail fares has come into effect this morning, pushing the cost of some commuter travel to well over £5,000 a year.
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.
Unions, transport campaigners and rail passenger groups launch a day of action to protest at "massive" fare increases and cuts to jobs and services.
Commuters face more train travel misery as high inflation means ticket prices will increase by 8 per cent or more.
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.