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New RMT analysis shows on rail fare savings
RMT has called on the Government to slash fares rather than raise them as expected today simply by using £500 million that would otherwise be paid to private rail companies during the Covid-19 crisis. Recent research by RMT found that...
Region: National
Tagged with: Flexible Season Tickets, Ticketing, Rail Fares
Rail union RMT responds to planned fare hike
“The fact that this Government appears to be pushing ahead with yet another extortionate fare rise in January shows just how out of touch they are. "This regressive fare increase hits the low paid hardest and will only serve to...
Region: National
Tagged with: Flexible Season Tickets, Ticketing, Rail Fares
RMT report supports introduction of flexible season tickets
RMT today called on the Government to implement a simple National scheme for flexible ticketing on our railways with immediate effect to give passengers more flexibility in their travel options as the railway union has today published a report called...
Region: National
Tagged with: Flexible Season Tickets, Ticketing, Rail Fares
RMT warns of Greater Anglia threat to cheap tickets
Rail union RMT warned today that train operator Greater Anglia is threatening to cut off access to cheap Advance Purchase and Super Off Peak tickets as they set out plans that would restrict sales to on-line only as part of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, tickets, london travelwatch, dft, department for transport
RMT reveals cost of commuting by rail into London
Rail union RMT has today reiterated its call for public ownership of the railways, as it emerged that commuters into London – unlike commuters into other European capital cities - are being treated as nothing more than self-loading cash-cows by private...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail fares, tickets, dft, fare increase