Labour announces new transport pledges

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The BBC reported on The Labour Party who promised to cut rail fares by 33% and simplify ticket prices for part-time workers should it win the General Election. The party also wants to make train travel free for people under the age of 16 and build a central online booking portal with no booking fees. Labour said the proposal to reduce fares by a third would cost £1.5bn per year and be paid for by Vehicle Exercise Duty.

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