Lancashire MP Mark Menzies to fight 'barmy' rail fares to London [BBC News]





Date: 10/01/2017

An MP has vowed to fight a rail firm's 'barmy' price structure which has seen people charged more than three times as much to travel a shorter route. Mark Menzies claims Virgin Trains is 'stinging' passengers between Preston and London by charging more than those leaving Lancaster on the same trains. Preston tickets cost up to £145 for a standard single in peak hours, while the longer journey can cost £42.50. Virgin said the costs reflect the high number of Preston business travellers. [From Mark Bartlett]


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