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Railways: Fares

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th March 2016.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the average increase in rail fares over the last five years; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

All fares increased on average by 5% in real terms between 2010 and 2015, compared to 11.3% between 2005 to 2010.

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