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Rail fares to rise by up to 1% from January 2016

Commuters face an up to 1% rise in rail fares next year, it's been confirmed today

18 August 2015

Guest Comment: Why we desperately need flexible rail fares

Martin Abrams from the Campaign for Better Transport says more should be done to improve the service rail passengers get

18 August 2015

Season ticket holders lose out as Virgin overhauls East Coast's loyalty scheme

Thousands of East Coast rail season ticket holders can no longer earn points after an overhaul of its loyalty scheme

13 March 2015

Rail passengers using self-service machines to get a better deal

Commuters will be told about the cheapest train fares available from March as part of a new rail fare code of conduct

2 January 2015

Average rail fares to rise 2.2% from January

Hard-pressed rail commuters in England, Wales and Scotland face average price increases of 2.2% from 2 January 2015

5 December 2014

Train fare rises to be capped at 2.5%

Commuters in England will be spared some pain of January's rail fare rise after George Osborne announced a price cap

8 September 2014

Rail fares to rise 3.5% in January

Regulated rail fares will rise by an average 3.5% in January, although some fares could rise by as much as 5.5%

19 August 2014

Planning to hit the rails this summer? Seven ways to bag cheap train tickets

Trains are convenient, but they can be pricey. So here are MoneySavingExpert.com's tricks to slash costs

29 May 2014

Commuters hit by 3.1% train fares hike today

The increase to rail fares sees some commuters paying more than £5,000-a-year from today

2 January 2014

Autumn Statement 2013: Rail fare hike pegged back to 3.1%

Rail passengers in England will face average rises of 3.1% on fares next month, less than expected

5 December 2013