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Ticket prices rise from Jan 2nd

December 30, 2014

The January increases to rail fares from Walkden can be found on the National Rail Enquiries website Journey Planner – simply enter a date after 1st January for your journey and press Check Fares.

Increases are modest in comparison with some of the rises in recent years. The main commuter fare from Walkden – the Peak Return – is going up 10p to £6.40, that’s a rise of 1.6%. The 1 month season ticket goes up £2.30 to £96.80.

Here’s a few of the more common fares from Walkden:

Peak Return to Mcr Off Peak Return to Mcr Peak Single to Mcr Off Peak Single to Mcr 1 Month Season Ticket
Old fare £6.30 £3.90 £4.10 £3.80 £94.50
New fare £6.40 £4.00 £4.20 £3.90 £96.80
increase 1.6% 2.6% 2.4% 2.6% 2.4%

If you have a long-term season ticket (3, 6 or 12 months) you may consider renewing on or before Jan 1st to beat the price rise which comes into effect on Jan 2nd.