Success of Great British Rail Sale shows need for cheaper rail

7 May 2022

Responding to the Government announcement that 1.3 million tickets were sold during the Great British Rail Sale, Norman Baker of Campaign for Better Transport said:

“This is a great result. Here are 1.3 million reasons why the Treasury needs to cut rail fares to get more people on trains and 1.3 million reasons why there should not be a rise based on RPI imposed on passengers this summer.”


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