- 30 Oct 2017
As the title suggests, should there be a basic standard fare based on mileage travelled? And if so, what would be a fair fare? To encourage more people on to the railways to take the train rather than drive (where the service exists) does anyone have ideas on how should the train be priced? The disparity between costs per mile seems to be unexplainable. Why should a ticket between London and Colchester off-peak cost so much more - for example - than London to Cambridge - even though they are similar distances?