To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of total rail journeys were on tickets with unregulated rail fares for each train operating company in each year since 1998-99; and if he will make a statement. (143620)
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the total change in (a) regulated and (b) unregulated rail fares was for each rail franchise in England for the period 1996-97 to 2007-08 inclusive; and if he will make a statement. (143621)
Figures for average increases in fares can be found in “National Rail Trends” published by the Office of Rail Regulation and available from www.rail-reg.gov.uk. Standard class tickets increased by an average of 6 per cent. between 1995 and 2006.