Sunday 4 December 2016

Reason for low fares is simple

Published 30/01/2010 | 05:00

Barry Walshe cannot understand how the price of a rail ticket from Dublin to Ballina is the same as a Holyhead to London ticket, although the latter is twice the distance (Letters, January 28).

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He should note that the population between Holyhead and London is about eight times that of Ireland. And this is one thing Irish people can't get their heads around when comparing prices, particularly the UK.

It's known as footfall.

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