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Some Swiss train fares to fall in June

This week, ch-direct, an association of public transport providers that sets ticket prices, announced there would be no ticket price rises in 2019. Instead the prices of some tickets will fall slightly on 1 June 2018.

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The price small cuts on standard fares in June relate to the shift from 8.0% to 7.7% VAT at the beginning of the year.

Inflation this year is forecast at 0.6%, which means stable prices could deliver a small real inflation-adjusted saving to public transport users.

In addition to setting prices, ch-direct works out how to share the revenue from GA and daily travelcards among its members. Its members include Swiss Rail and urban transport entities.

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