Posted: 04/12/2016 at 13:54
....... IT WAS A SAD STATE OF AFFAIRS THAT THIS GOVERNMENT ALLOWS SUCH A PROLIFERATION OF TARIFFS FOR TRAIN FARES. A JOURNALIST SAID YESTERDAY ON THE PAPERS THAT IN FRANCE THERE WAS ONLY ONE TARIFF. HOW DOES THIS COUNTRY MANAGE TO ALLOW PEOPLE RIP OFF THEIR FELLOW HUMAN BEINGS LIKE THIS?
When we had British Rail there was a far simpler pricing system with less opportunity for obfuscation. The current situation is due to the privatisation of the railways - a process started by Margaret Thatcher and completed by her successors https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Privatisation_of_British_Rail
It was obviously never going to be to the benefit of the British public, but is making a great deal of money for businesses and their shareholders.
There are all sorts of computer 'mice' available to people with conditions which make it difficult or impossible to use a conventional one. There are also voice activated systems - a former colleague had no hands but was able to use a computer at work just as well as the rest of us.