Commuter fares are set to rise across England next year

Rail fares will go up next year for the vast majority of commuters across England

The government said it has ensured it is “well below inflation” (Image: Geoffrey Swaine/Shutterstock)

Regulated rail fares in England will increase by up to 5.9% from March 5 next year, the Department for Transport has announced.

The rise was capped amid the “well below inflation”. Cost-of-living crisis, the government said.

Transport Secretary Mark Harper said today: “This is the biggest government intervention on fares yet.

“I limit the increase well below inflation to reduce the impact on passengers.

“It has been a difficult year and the impact of inflation is being felt across the UK economy. We don’t want to increase the problem.

“It’s a fair balance between the passengers who use our trains and the taxpayers who help fund them.”

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Justin Scacco

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