UK rail tickets not the cheapest in the world

You can accuse the railways in the UK of many things, maybe even praise them, but the one thing you can’t say is that rail travel in the UK is cheap. In a week that has seen the first “1000 pound ticket” it has also been reported that a rail firm has chosen to bus staff members to a conference rather than send them by train. Rather than building ultra-fast railways that will be unaffordable by most people to travel on, assuming this trend continues, the UK should be concentrating on making rail travel more affordable.

Britain’s first £1000 train ticket revealed