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Rail firms "rip off passengers for millions over delay refunds"
Rail firms are pocketing millions in compensation for train delays-and short changing passengers by over £140 million at the same time, claims rail union TSSA..Despite being paid £163 milion for delays last year by taxpayer funded Network Rail, the private rail firms have only admitted paying...
First Great Western "Plays Del Boy" on Advance Fares
The row over backdoor rail fare rises grew today when First Great Western was accused of "misleading" passengers over online cheaper offers.The TSSA rail union made the complaint just a day after revealing that the firm dubbed "Worst Great Western" had increased its advance fares sold through its...
Rail fare increases expected as trade unions protest
13 August 2013 Last updated at 07:45 from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23677173Rail fare increases expected as trade unions protest Rail fare increases have outstripped inflation for a decade Related Stories Why not... nationalise the railways? Why are rail fares going up...
Deal makes it easier to find cheaper rail fares
  Deal makes it easier to find cheaper rail faresDamien Henderson  Transport Correspondent.from: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/transport/deal-makes-it-easier-to-find-cheaper-rail-fares.20272108 Wednesday 20 February 2013TRAIN passengers are in line to make...
ATOC responds to 'misleading' TSSA claims over fares
Commenting on the TSSA’s claims about rail fares, a spokesperson for the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) said: “This is misleading because out of the millions of tickets on sale, the TSSA has only looked at a handful of the most expensive tickets which only a tiny...
Passengers taken for a Ticket to Ride says TSSA
Top Ten Rail Fares Have Trebled Since Rail Sell OffRail fares on the busiest routes have risen three times faster than the cost of living over the past 20 years, the TSSA revealed today.It published a Top Ten chart of the most expensive city journeys that passengers now face since John...
Rail commuters hit by 4.2% average fare rise
From the BBC.....................Rail fares for season ticket holders have increased by an average of 4.2% as the annual price hike, announced in August, comes into effect.Overall, ticket prices have gone up by 3.9% in England, Wales and Scotland, but rises vary between train operators.The TUC...
George Osborne under pressure to stop rail fare rises
 George Osborne under pressure to stop rail fare risesGeorge Osborne is facing internal pressure to stop an increase in rail fares that could mean some tickets go up by more than 11 per cent next January. .TelegraphPlayer_9474522.9:28PM BST 14 Aug 2012...
Train companies respond to the publication of July RPI
Ahead of the publication of the July Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation figure later this morning that helps determine regulated rail fares for 2013, Michael Roberts, Chief Executive of the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) said:“The government decides the average increase of...
Rail commuters told to brace themselves for inflation-busting rise in cost of season tickets
Tens of thousands of commuters will be forced to pay more than £5,000 a year for their rail season tickets from January with fares rising twice as fast as inflation.Some rail fares could jump by 11 per cent from the New Year with more huge hikes coming in 2014.Figures published today are just...

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