HC Deb 11 August 1920 vol 133 c431W

asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that the railway companies are at the present moment issuing tickets with the words "Actual Fare" upon them, although as a matter of fact they are charging more than the sums marked on the tickets; and whether, for the convenience of the travelling public, he will give orders that the actual fares, that is, the fares which include the increases recently sanctioned by Parliament, shall be printed on all tickets?


As I have previously stated, the Railway Companies have been requested to arrange for the correct actual fare to be printed upon the tickets as soon as possible, but the work of providing the new tickets is one of great magnitude, and it is not thought probable that a complete change can be effected before the end of the year.

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