CITY VIEWS: WILL THE RISE IN RAIL FARES AFFECT THE WAY YOU TRAVEL?

MICHAEL MBAH | AMLIN

“I doubt the rise in fares will make any difference to the way I travel. It’s a take it or leave it situation for those who work in London. Travelling by rail is almost unavoidable and one of the more efficient ways of getting round. We are left with very little choice but to accept.”

TONY NUTKINS | COUTTS

“The rise in rail fares won’t have any effect on the way I travel because I live in London. I’ll have to continue to use the tube to get to work regardless of what they do because, realistically, I have no other option. I rarely leave the city, so I don’t often use trains.”

RICHARD LAWREY | AON HEWITT

“Although my office is in the City, my work tends to take me overseas a lot, so I doubt I will be impacted as much as most commuters. I would expect that people will consider working from home more often. The fare rise is frustrating as the extra money should be used for more frequent and reliable trains as opposed to upgrades that we won’t see for years.”