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For Öresund commuters, Europe's priciest rail tickets just got pricier

Many commuters complained that the trains were often delayed and dirty. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Published: 05.Dec.2018 18:08 hrs

Commuters from Malmö to Copenhagen are up in arms over being hit by a near ten percent fare hike on what was already the most expensive stretch of rail in Europe.

The regional transport company Skånetrafiken on Tuesday announced that a single ticket from Hyllie in Malmö to Kastrup in Denmark would increase from 100 kronor to 120 kronor, while a monthly pass from Malmö to Copenhagen would increase from 2,000 kronor to 2,195 kronor. 
 
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