As the Coalition Government confirms the latest rail fares linked to today's RPI figures, meaning that regulated fares will rise by an average 4.1%, the rail union RMT point out that rail fares have easily outstripped the soaring housing market.
"Passengers stuck for hours on broken down trains will be commonplace as maintenance schedules slide and the whole rail operation remains in the hands of racketeers and speculators. The only solution is to renationalise lock, stock and barrel."
JULIAN BRAY, Media, Aviation, & Travel Expert. Broadcaster & Journalist NUJ EQUITY UK Tel: 01733 345581 (isdn link on application)