Fair Fares

The UK Government has announced that in January 2012 rail companies will be allowed to raise rail fares by a whopping 8% (yes, that’s even more than the usual annual hike in fares), part of a 28% (!) increase over the next four years.
Please sign the Fair Fares Now petition calling for affordable rail fares here: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/fairfares/
There’s an article in the Guardian here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/aug/16/rail-fares-rise-next-year?CMP=twt_fd
Also see http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/campaigns/fair-fares-now