train fares

Rail commuters face 3.5% fare hike in January

Rail fares could rise by 3.5% from January, economists have warned.

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Rail industry appoints ombudsman to rule on complaints

With rail networks in disarray and commuters up in arms at recent service failures, rail network users will be pleased to hear that the industry is appointing an ombudsman to resolve disputes and complaints against train...

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Cheaper fares for e-tickets and price caps for regular passengers mooted under rail reforms

Cheaper fares for rail passengers using e-tickets rather than paper tickets purchased at stations is just one idea being consulted on in a bid to bring rail fares into the present day.

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Rail industry plans overhaul of fares to make it easier to buy the best-value ticket

An end to the bewildering array of Britain's 55 million different railway fares is in sight with the launch of a public consultation next month by the rail industry.

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26-30 Railcard national trial launches but website struggles with demand

Update: 14 March 2018: As of 6.41pm yesterday, the RDG confirmed that the 10,000 quota of 26-30 Railcards, made available as part of the national trial, had sold out.

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Deal of the week: Travel from London to Amsterdam by Eurostar for £35

Eurostar has launched a new direct rail route between London St Pancras and Amsterdam Centraal, with one-way tickets from £35.

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Virgin apologises for the late arrival of customer’s refund

Simon Read helps a reader who's refund from Virgin Trains didn't show up for months.

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Rail fares rise by largest amount in five years

Commuters in England, Scotland, and Wales have today been hit by the largest average fare hike in five years.

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Rail fares to rise by 3.4% - the biggest increase in five years

Rail passengers in England, Scotland and Wales will be hit with average fare hikes of 3.4% from 2 January 2018, it’s been confirmed today.

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