Today it was announced that rail fares would again rise by an inflation busting 4.1%. I find it very difficult to justify yet another rise when wages are falling, the cost of living continues to rise and the current service and standards of our current crop of trains and carriers is pretty poor. We pay the most in Europe for one of the most average services.
How the Government expects more and more people to ditch cars for public transport is beyond me. But anyway, this isn’t why I’m writing this post. I am writing this post for this: