Train passengers’ outrage over ticket price hike as staff fear backlash

Rail commuters face are facing a new setback amid delays, cancellations and strikes as ticket prices are set to rise by almost five percent. On March 3, train tickets across the UK will increase by 4.9 percent, the highest possible increase allowed under the government’s cap, announced in December 2023. The move was reportedly an […]

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Tram / Metrolink in Manchester

MPs unhappy as HS2 construction set to close Ashton-Eccles Metrolink line

The Ashton-under-Lyne-Eccles Metrolink line is set to be ‘mothballed’ for up to two years, starting from 2024. The tram would be replaced by a bus service for the duration of the works, but there have not been any guarantees from government that the replacement buses would be able to match the speed or capacity of […]

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