Transport

Fact checks related to transport, including public transport, airport expansion, HS2, rail fares and ticket prices

14 June 2018

Do the public want the railways renationalised?

A poll of 1,500 adults in Great Britain found that 64% would support bringing the railways back into public ownership.

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Do the public want the railways renationalised?
8 June 2018

Are rail fares out of control?

The average rail fare in Britain has increased by 20% in real terms since 1995, though it dropped by 1% between 2017 and 2018.

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Are rail fares out of control?
24 April 2018

Would free bus travel save young people £1,000 a year?

Labour made several claims about young people and bus travel in a video to launch their new free travel policy.

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Would free bus travel save young people £1,000 a year?
29 January 2018

Who owns Britain’s trains, energy and postal service?

Some providers of UK utilities like energy, post and rail have links with foreign governments

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Who owns Britain’s trains, energy and postal service?

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