Archive for December, 2014


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.