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Rail fares to be hiked by 3.6% as inflation rises

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 | News

Rail travellers will be hit by price hikes of up to 3.6% in 2018 as figures reveal today that inflation has risen.

Rail fares rise almost twice as fast as wages

Monday, 14 August 2017 | News

Rail fares have risen almost twice as fast as wages since 2010, according to new analysis by the RMT.

Fuel prices rise for the first time in three months

Thursday, 03 August 2017 | News

Petrol and diesel prices have both risen by nearly 1p a litre, according to data on July prices from the latest RAC Fuel Watch report.

Railcards to go digital

Monday, 31 July 2017 | News

Railcard users will soon be able to use a digital version of their card on their smartphone, instead of carrying a hard copy.

Driving to Europe this summer? Check your car insurance covers you

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 | News

Nearly a quarter (23%) of holidaymaking motorists that plan to drive their cars in Europe this summer admit they don’t believe they’re covered or don’t know if they are.

Petrol prices fall for second month in a row

Friday, 07 July 2017 | News

Petrol prices have fallen by 2p a litre for the second month in a row, according to data on June prices from the latest RAC Fuel Watch report.

Petrol prices fall as wholesale cuts passed on to drivers

Monday, 12 June 2017 | News

Petrol prices fell by nearly 2p a litre on average in May, while diesel prices tumbled by an average 2.5p a litre after retailers passed on savings in wholesale prices, the RAC’s latest Fuel Watch report reveals.

London bus users to save with new 'Hopper' fare

Monday, 12 September 2016 | News

Bus and tram users in London will be able to use the new ‘Hopper’ fare from today, which is designed to save cash for those transferring from one bus or tram to another during the same journey.

Petrol prices edge up in August

Monday, 05 September 2016 | News

Motorists were hit with petrol and diesel price rises in August, despite a price cut at supermarket pumps at the start of the month.

Train fares likely to rise by 1.9% in 2017

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 | News

Regulated rail fares in England and Wales are likely to rise by 1.9% in January 2017, based on the inflation figures released today.