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More Train Fare Hikes Expected On Arriva, Stagecoach And Go-ahead

by | 11th, July 2007

brown.jpg DON’T pollute the atmosphere by driving, they say. Come into London in your car and we’ll fine you, they warn us.

Yet when we do leave the car at home and take a train instead, we are hit by crowded carriages, stupid rules and ridiculously high fares which are about to get even higher.

With the beardy Richard Branson and his Virgin Trains losing out to Arriva in the bidding war to take over the Cross Country rail franchise, the humble commuter is set to take a hit, as the jubilant Arriva, along with Stagecoach and Go-ahead are planning to raise fares by 3 and 3.4 per cent.

The fare rises, which have been agreed with the Government,

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