Protests over fare rises
Commuters returning to work after the Christmas holidays were greeted at stations across the country today by campaigners protesting about New Year fare rises.
Rail fares increased nationally
It’s the first Monday in January and that can only mean one thing – rail fares rise again.
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“Sources in the rail industry have told FactCheck there was nothing to stop Labour from specifying a longer period of time in this document if they had really wanted the change to last longer than one year.”