Crawley Labour activists kicked-off 2019 by raising awareness of another rail fare hike at Three Bridges this morning, joined by Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, Margaret Greenwood MP.
Under the Conservatives, the cost of getting to work has risen by 36%, vastly out pacing family incomes. As a commuter myself, I know first-hand that while we are being asked to pay more and more, every year we still see local services getting worse.
It doesn’t have to be this way, other countries don’t put up with it. It’s time the railways were put back in public hands and made to serve the national interest.