Rail commuters in King's Cross station
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Rail fare rise of 2.8% comes into effect

An average 2.8% increase in rail fares comes into effect on Thursday, pushing the cost of some commuter travel to more than £5,000 a year.

The increase is the smallest rise in four years, according to the pan-industry Rail Delivery Group.

Campaigners say that fares are rising three times faster than incomes.

Richard Westcott reports.

  • 02 Jan 2014
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