It now costs £3.10 to get on a train to Cardiff from Penarth .

The cost of travelling by rail from Penarth has gone up as from today – and the price  of a 12 minute train ride from Penarth to Cardiff is now £3.10p. 

Across the whole of England and Wales, new higher rail fares come into force today – rising by an average of 3.1% in England and Wales.

The rail industry claims that  98% of the cash spent on tickets is invested back into the network by the campaign group RailFuture has described the price hike than comes into effect today as “yet another kick in the wallet”.

A new Railcard for people aged between 26 and 30 is being issued from noon today which will entitle them to a discount on their tickets .

A new Railcard for “children” – which will now include 16 and 17-year-olds – is to be issued in the summer ahead of the new academic year beginning in September.

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  1. Chris Franks says:

    The UK Government’s Transport Minister Chris Grayling must be one of the most incompetent ministers of all time. Not only fare rises but no electrification of our local lines. However there is plenty of cash for HS2 and Crossrail. Welsh taxpayers and passengers are being ripped off.

    • snoggerdog says:

      i think thats part of the job description,not that would hinder them in any way from getting voted back in,im glad we’ve not got compulsory voting,is there anybody out there? being as we outsource just about everything now how about foreign politicians they put up their C.V. & then we decide & vote. (maybe a few from luxembourg!)

    • He’s not known as Failing Grayling for nothing. He leaves devastation behind him when he moves ministerial positions. He’d have been sacked long ago if he worked in industry.

  2. Mind the Gap. More for less.

  3. Frank Evans says:

    New Railcard for “children” – which will now include 16 and 17-year-olds –
    And the kids get to vote in the children’s assemby.
    New Labour kids policy!

  4. George says:

    The drivers are paid way too much and unions back them up to hold the gov to ransom. Whilst this carries on and they award themselves nice year on year pay rises expect nothing different.

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