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  • n. Plural form of farepayer.


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  • Partly, that's because both the Labour government and the coalition are committed to making farepayers bear a larger proportion of rail costs than taxpayers – a reasoned if difficult decision, so Labour is in no position to wax too indignant.

    Train fares: rail rides high | Editorial

  • That has to be paid for, either by taxpayers or farepayers, both of whom would be likely to object, especially in times like these.

    Train fares: rail rides high | Editorial

  • The transport secretary, Philip Hammond, echoed the committee's criticism of the high costs in the rail industry, which increase the burden on farepayers and taxpayers who, between them, put around £11bn per year into the railways.

    Rail passengers face more packed carriages, say MPs

  • There still remains of course the point that farepayers are seen as different to taxpayers which is nonsense.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Apparently, "taxpayers" will pay for part of the spending on the railways whilst "farepayers" will pay for the other part.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Rather than demand compliance with the original terms of this contract, the MBTA has consistently made concessions to the benefit of the commuter rail contractor and to the detriment of the farepayers and taxpayers,'' DeNucci, who is retiring today after six terms as auditor, said in a statement. Top Stories

  • If farepayers are subsidising the Olympics, it would only be fair to know by how much.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Outdated working practices had to be eliminated from the industry, with taxpayers and farepayers benefitting from the savings rather than employees.

    The Guardian World News

  • Overall, farepayers currently spend £6.2bn a year.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Better value for money on the railway will deliver a better deal for taxpayers and farepayers alike and will allow us to put the era of above inflation rises in regulated fares behind us."

    The Guardian World News


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