In January 2014 the overall average increase in rail fares was 2.8%.
Train companies supported the Chancellor’s 5 December 2013 announcement that the average increase in 2014 Season tickets, and other regulated fares, would be in line with inflation rather than 1% above.
In September 2014, the Chancellor announced a real terms freeze in next year's season tickets and other regulated fares.
We want to help explain why some fares change in price and on this site you'll find:
- Tips on how to save money on rail travel
- How money from fares is spent improving services, trains & stations
- More information on rail travel and the railway
Most prices change on 2 January each year. Fares for journeys wholly within London, however, may change on another date.
Details of the fares changes in 2015 will be published towards the end of 2014.
You can check your usual fare - or any ticket - by visiting nationalrail.co.uk.