Saturday, December 15, 2007

Passengers to pay more for a worse service

By David Millward, Transport Editor Last Updated: 8:56am GMT 15/12/2007

Leading rail operators have been accused of cashing in on Christmas by charging passengers high fares despite long delays because of engineering work.
Thousands of people face diversions, being rerouted and even having to complete their journey by bus.
Travel chaos is predicted over the festive season
Cheap tickets have been snapped up, so passengers booking late will have to pay far dearer fares - some five times as much - even though their trip will take far longer.

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