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Transport: Costs

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the percentage change in real terms of the cost of travelling by (a) private car, (b) bus and (c) train since 1997. (142517)

Between 1997 and 2006 the real cost of motoring declined by 10.2 per cent. bus and coach fares increased by 12.6 per cent. and rail fares increased by 5.9 per cent.