UK govt to announce 4 pct rail fare rise - papers


LONDON, May 30 (Reuters) - The British government will announce rail fare increases next month of around four percent -- the first above inflation hike since the industry was privatised in 1996, newspapers reported on Friday. According to the Guardian newspaper, Transport Secretary Alistair Darling turned down a plan from the nation's Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) for fare increases of as much as 10 percent, for fear of a backlash from the travelling public who have put up with ...

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