Rail Fares

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Rail ticketing reforms overdue, says passenger group

Rail ticketing reforms overdue, says passenger group

A public consultation is being launched in order to make rail fares fairer and easier to use.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Millennial Railcard website has reportedly crashed due to exceptional demand

Millennial Railcard scheme is a 'PR stunt gone wrong'

Millennial Railcard scheme is a 'PR stunt gone wrong'

Ellie Phillips spoke to Mike Graham and Johnson after the new website for the discounted youth rail scheme crashed, piling fresh embarrassment upon the government and Philip Hammond

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

A poll showed around 67% of commuters think the service from their train company has stayed the same and 13% believe it has actually got worse

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

'Rail travel should not be facility for greedy capitalists', says RMT Union

Rail fares crisis: Julia tells RMT train union chief to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia tells RMT leader to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia Hartley-Brewer had a strong debate with the RMT's Steve Hedley over how capitalism has affected quality of life

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways', says shadow transport secretary

The shadow transport secretary says re-nationalising the railway is not a radical move

Rail fares: How does the UK compare to European countries?

Rail Fares: Annoyed by the latest increases? Here's some stats to make you even madder

Annoyed by the latest rail fare hikes? Here's some stats to make you even madder

Analysis of comparable prices in mainland Europe makes the picture even bleaker

Mike covered the Australian flu, dieting and rail fare increases

Mike Graham, the best bits: January 2

Mike Graham, the best bits: January 2

Mike covered the Australian flu, dieting and rail fare increases

Rail fares: 'It's time Government stopped trying to fleece people'

Rail prices: Jeremy Corbyn supporter Christian Wolmar demands re-nationalisation as 'great train robbery' protests continue

Corbyn supporter demands re-nationalisation as 'rip-off fare' protests continue

Railway historian Christian Wolmar believes the railway will be nationalised again at some point

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged by 3.4% fare increase

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged at 3.4% fare increase

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged at 3.4% fare increase

Campaigners have claimed the rise is unfair as it is outpacing earnings

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

'Simplifying train ticket sales could mean customers lose out on the cheapest deals', says Rail Future

Train ticket revamp could actually hurt customers, says Rail Future

Train ticket revamp could actually hurt customers, says Rail Future

Train ticket sales are to be overhauled to allow passengers to find the cheapest deals more easily, but customers hunting such deals may actually emerge worse-off

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The TSSA believes nationalising the railway would make tickets cheaper

Rail Fares: You can have a more effective, efficient cheaper railway if it's publicly owned, says TSSA boss Manuel Cortes

Transport union boss says railways should be nationalised

Rail Fares are set to increase by 1.9%

'An actual fairy is entering the Great British Bake Off', according to Jon Holmes in the Diversity Paper Review!

'An actual fairy is entering the Great British Bake Off', according to Jon Holmes in the Diversity Paper Review!

Jon Holmes invites Nigerian Zina to review the papers

Jon Holmes is encouraging diversity in his paper review, featuring Supersavers, rail troubles and Bake Off.

Rail fares are set to increase by 1.9% in 2017

Rail Fares: Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says privatisation 'has failed'

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett tears into rail privatisation

Bennett says railways are run for 'shareholders not passengers' with fares set for a further increase of 1.9%