Labour to cut fares with nationalisation

Party vows to take rail back after sharpest price rise in 3 years
by Steve Sweeney
LABOUR has promised to bring railways back into public ownership as the steepest fare rises in nearly three years were announced yesterday.
Following the news of the 2.3 per cent increase in ticket prices — which is above the rate of inflation — shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald promised that Labour would reinvest profits to “improve services and hold fares down.”
He added that the rise in travel costs is further proof that privatised rail is a “rip-off.”
Rail fares have risen by a shocking 23.5 per... read more

 
3 December 2016 in Editorial, Views: 53
Source: Morning Star
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