Department for Transport
Single bus journeys in England to be capped at £2 for the first three months of next year - here's all you need to know
The fare for single bus journeys in England will be capped at £2 between 1 January and 31 March next year in an effort to help tackle the cost of living crisis. The cap will only apply to single journeys but the Department for Transport (DfT) said the move could save passengers an average of £3 per single fare.
6 September 2022
Rail fares in England to rise in March next year but by less than inflation – here's what we know
Rail fares in England will go up next year but by less than the rate of inflation, the Government has said. The exact rise is yet to be announced but the increase will come in March 2023 instead of the usual rise in January.
15 August 2022
Rail prices to rise by the largest amount in nearly a decade - here are all the details
Train passengers in England and Wales will be hit with the largest fare rise in nearly a decade, with ticket prices increasing by up to 3.8% from 1 March. It is the biggest jump since January 2013. Meanwhile, fares in Scotland will rise by 3.8% from 24 January.
6 January 2022
'Fix Your Bike' £50 voucher scheme quietly axed by the Government
It means cyclists in England will no longer be able to get their hands on a £50 voucher to help towards the cost of future bike repairs.
23 December 2021
TfL makes £15 congestion charge permanent but removes fee after 6pm - here’s all you need to know
Transport for London (TfL) is making the £15 congestion charge permanent from 21 February 2022, but drivers won’t have to pay the fee after 6pm on weekdays and before 12pm or after 6pm on weekends. Here’s what’s happening.
16 December 2021
New railcard to extend child fares to 16 and 17-year-olds
A new railcard will be launched this year to let 16 and 17-year-olds buy half-price train tickets, the Government has announced
2 January 2019
Commuters caught in May's train chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, MPs say
Commuters travelling on the worst affected routes during May's timetable chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, a group of MPs has said
4 December 2018
Pothole damage payouts double after harsh winter
The number of successful pothole claims following incidents on motorways or major A roads more than doubled in the last financial year, according to new figures from Highways England.
22 November 2018
Extra compensation for Great Northern, Northern, Thameslink and TP Express commuters due in July
Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has announced further details about the scheme
20 June 2018
Passengers set for extra compensation after train timetable chaos
Commuters on Great Northern, Thameslink and Northern trains could soon be eligible for an extra lump sum of compensation
5 June 2018
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24 November 2022If you get a text message from the Metropolitan Police in the next 48 hours asking for help fighting fraud, don't ignore it. The organisation is sending text messages to 70,000 people who may have been targeted by fraudsters using a sophisticated online tool to spoof the phone numbers of legitimate companies such as banks.
28 November 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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