Jim McMahon – 2021 Comments on Rail Fare Increases

The comments made by Jim McMahon, the Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, on 18 August 2021.

Rail travel has long been unaffordable for many people, thanks to the Conservatives prioritising the profits of private companies over passengers. This would be yet another eye-watering hike hot on the heels of the failure of the Government’s so-called money saving flexi ticket scheme.