Season rail tickets from Meadowhall increase by over £500

Rail passengers commuting from Sheffield's Meadowhall train station have to pay over £500 more for their season ticket than at the start of the decade.

Monday, 2nd January 2017, 12:17 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:01 pm

As increased rail fares came in to force across the country today analysis of ticket costs showed the rising price of travelling to work.

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A season ticket for Sheffield Meadowhall to Leeds is up from £1,940 to £2,452.

Lianna Etkind, of the Campaign for Better Transport, said the fare increase was another kick in the teeth” for commuters.