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British railways shake-up could see higher fares

Britain's railways could see higher off-peak train fares and staffing cuts following a government-commissioned study into their value for money.

The report calls for £1bn in savings a year by 2018, without affecting services - partly because UK railways are around 30% more expensive to run than their equivalents in other countries.

Richard Scott reports.

  • 19 May 2011
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