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.