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Tuesday , 16 July 2024

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MPs protest rail fare hikes in UK

Conservative MPs in the UK have protested against planned rail fare hikes, due next January. The hikes are meant to fund rail improvements such as electrification and making better train coaches and are also guided by a rise in the Retail Price Index (RPI) which indicates the rate of inflation. The RPI rose by about 3.2% in July which has ...