Standing carriages ‘are the best fix for rail overcrowding’

The Times reports on the latest IEA Transport publication

The Times analyses the latest IEA report which argues for "standing only" carriages in order to increase capacity on the country’s rail network. The new “high-density” carriages, priced at about 20 per cent below current standard class fares, would cut the need for costly infrastructure projects. Rail companies should be given the same powers as airline operators to offer a budget service, cutting costs for commuters.

 The article can be read here.

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