Rail fare rise in the New Year

EAST Midlands Trains has announced fares will rise in January but stressed the increase is slightly less than the average.

Tickets will rise by an average of 5.7 per cent compared to The UK rail average of 5.9 per cent.

Passengers can check the new prices for their own journeys at www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk or through National Rail Enquiries.