09 Oct '15, 3pm

RAIL FAIL: Research shows Government breaking its promises on ticketing | Campaign For Better Transport

The research [1], carried out by Campaign for Better Transport, examined progress against key commitments set out in the Fares and Ticketing Review, published by the Department for Transport two years ago today.[2] This included promises of flexible season tickets for the millions who work part-time and non-standard hours, new pricing so single fares don't cost the same as returns, and a code of conduct targeting baffling restrictions put in place by train operators on when you can travel. Martin Abrams, Public Transport Campaigner, Campaign for Better Transport said: "Passengers will wonder if the Government's fares commitments are just bluster. Common sense initiatives like part-time season tickets should have been rolled out months ago but instead they remain stuck in the sidings. Assurances that improvements are just around the corner are no longer good enough. We need...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/rail-fail-research-show...

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