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David Cameron unhappy with South's high rail fares

5 October 2012 Last updated at 20:26 BST

The prime minister has told BBC South Today's political editor Peter Henley that he is not happy with rail fare hikes that have seen prices go up 6.2% in southern England, compared to 3% in Northern Ireland and 4% in in Scotland.

David Cameron said the government had "inherited a system that's seen above inflation fare increases year on year".

Mr Cameron claimed he was determined to run railways more effectively and help "hard-pressed commuters in the region".