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Rail Fares

Volume 961: debated on Monday 22 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport by how much rail fares have risen since the beginning of 1974 and since February 1974, respectively.

British Rail's passenger fares have increased in cash terms by an average of 168ยท5 per cent. since the beginning of 1974. No increase in fares took place between the beginning of January and February 1974.