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The great rail rip-off: ‘Bad deal’ on subsidies for East Anglian passengers

The “bad deal” received by East Anglian rail commuters has been laid bare in new statistics which show the subsidy per passenger mile on Abellio’s Anglian routes amounts to just 3% of that received in some other parts of the country’s rail network.

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Undated Norfolk Police handout photo of  Trinity Liliana Coward, 2, who has died after a fire surround fell on her in her home. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday July 8, 2014. Trinity was found with serious injuries at her house in Theobald Road, Norwich, at about 5pm on Sunday. She was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital but died shortly after arrival. See PA story ACCIDENT Toddler. Photo credit should read: Norfolk Police/PA Wire

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The great rail rip-off: ‘Bad deal’ on subsidies for East Anglian passengers

The “bad deal” received by East Anglian rail commuters has been laid bare in new statistics which show the subsidy per passenger mile on Abellio’s Anglian routes amounts to just 3% of that received in some other parts of the country’s rail network.

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