Yet more strain on our trains

Yet more strain on our trains

The Independent – Commuters travelling at peak times face higher fares as train operators try to tackle overcrowding on the busiest services, the Government warned yesterday as it set out moves to cut subsidies to the rail industry. Its vision of a more streamlined and modernised rail network would also mean hundreds of ticket offices at smaller stations being closed. Tickets would instead be sold at corner shops, libraries and post offices, while smart cards similar to London’s Oyster cards would be launched to enable passengers to travel across Britain without paper tickets.Related StoriesPeak rail passeng…

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