Train fares set to rise from January 2
Published: 24 Dec 2013 17:150 comments
The move comes after Chancellor George Osborne decreed in his Autumn Statement earlier this month that new fares should be kept in line with July's inflation rate of 3.1%.
This is the lowest increase in four years and means a single journey from Bracknell to London Waterloo will cost £12.70 - up from the current £12.30.
First Great Western has announced its fares will rise by 3.1% in the new year - the smallest increase in four years.
It means the cost of a day return ticket between Reading and London Paddington will rise by 50p to around £17.70 while regular commuters to the capital could have to fork out nearly £150 more for a season ticket - up to just under £4,850.
The rise will come into force on January 2.
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