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The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Group in Griffith, in southern New South Wales, has welcomed the Opposition's push to abolish CountryLink's booking fee.
The increase means when pensioners use their free travel vouchers they have to pay up to $16 to book a trip from the Riverina to Sydney.
CountryLink says during consultations, the community said it would prefer to pay the fees rather than risk losing services.
But Betty Brady from the Griffith pensioners' group says the service is already questionable.
"They can't cut us back any further out here, we've got nothing out here already," she said.
"We have to catch a bus from here to Cootamundra or Wagga before we can get on a train. Sometimes the buses for elderly people, it's not the best way to travel, but really and truly support for pensioners in the rural areas is getting worse."
Ms Brady says the fees will stop many older people travelling.
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