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Train Fare Rises

Rail passengers will be faced with the biggest average fare increase in five years next month.

The industry body says prices across Britain will go up by 3-point-4 percent on the 2nd of January and insists only 3 pence in every pound you spend ends up as profit.

How Much will your train season ticket cost in 2018?

Here are 10 examples of rail fare rises

The table below compares the price of a 12-month season ticket bought today with one purchased from January 2nd next year.

It does not include the price paid if within-London travelcards are also purchased for Tube and bus journeys in the capital.

ROUTECURRENT PRICE – JAN 2018 – INCREASE

Woking to London – £3,136 – £3,248 – £112

Ludlow to Hereford – £2,136 – £2,212 – £76

Brighton to London – £4,184 – £4,332 – £148

Liverpool to Manchester – £3,044 – £3,152 – £108

Neath to Cardiff – £1,652 – £1,708 – £56

Maidenhead to London – £2,988 – £3,092 – £104

Whitehaven to Carlisle – £1,872 – £1,920 – £48

Epsom to London – £2,152 – £2,228 – £76

Gloucester to Birmingham – £3,968 – £4,108 – £140

Thetford to Norwich – £1,868 – £1,932 – £64