Rail fare increases in the North West are under fire, being branded a ‘rip off’ by Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams after changes were introduced last Friday.
Metrolink users can look forward to a fare freeze that is set to continue until the end of August 2015 due to ‘major transformation’ to the network.
Greater Manchester’s train travellers could soon find themselves out of pocket as Northern Rail have announced that off-peak tickets will no longer be valid in weekday evening peak time travel.
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