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Maria Eagle MP, Labour's Shadow Transport Secretary, responding to Rail Minister Simon Burns travelling home by chauffeur driven Government car rather than taking the train, said:

"No wonder Ministers are so out of touch with the eye watering cost of rail fares when they are spending tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers money being driven round all day.

"They should get out of their limos and speak to those hard pressed commuters who have this week seen the cost of their season ticket rocket by hundreds of pounds."

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