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Train companies have announced how much their fares will rise in January. They say the average 1.1% overall increase is the lowest since privatisation of the industry in the 1990s, but there are fears some "unregulated" fares - which include cheap day returns - will go up by considerably more.

Here is a summary of the changes:


ARRIVA TRAINS WALES
The overall increase will be 1.8%. Regulated fares will come down by 0.4%, including an average 2% decrease in season tickets, but unregulated fares will rise by 5% on average.
CHILTERN
Across all fares there will be an average rise of 1.4%, with some off-peak fares going up about 3%.
CROSSCOUNTRY
Fares are to rise by an average of 2.7%. The company would not give a separate figure for its unregulated fares.
EAST COAST
The former National Express public sector franchise said fares would rise by an average of 0.75%.
EAST MIDLANDS
The company said there would be a 1.8% average rise in fares from January.
FIRST CAPITAL CONNECT
The company said its fares would remain the same or go down in January.
FIRST GREAT WESTERN
Unregulated fares will rise by an average of 2.47%, with some tickets going up by nearly 4%.
FIRST TRANSPENNINE
The company said it was freezing its fares in the new year. But it put fares up in June this year and will be reviewing them again in May 2010.
MERSEYRAIL
The operator is freezing all its fares in January.
NATIONAL EXPRESS
The company said fares were either being frozen or reduced by 0.4% both on its East Anglia routes and its C2C franchise on the London, Tilbury and Southend line.
NORTHERN RAIL
Unregulated fares will go up 0.35% in January but a 0.4% decrease in regulated fares gives an overall fall in ticket prices of 0.11%.
SCOTRAIL
Some unregulated fares will be cut by 0.4% but others will rise by 3%. The company said about 70% of rail fares in Scotland would be frozen or cut.
SOUTHEASTERN

Most season ticket holders will have to pay 1.6% more, not the 0.4% decrease for regulated fares that apply to other train operators. Southeastern was made an exception because of its investment in new 140mph "Javelin" trains which form part of its services. Some off-peak day returns will be rising by 7.3%.
SOUTHERN
The company said fares would rise by an average of 0.8% in January.
SOUTH WEST
The franchise owner Stagecoach said there would be no increase in fares, on average.
VIRGIN
Unregulated fares are going up by an average of 2.8%, with some tickets rising by as much as 6%.

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