Watchdog Transport Focus said ScotRail's passengers would be not be happy because improvements such as two new fleets of trains had been delayed.
Mr Grayling said he wanted to see "lower levels of increases for passengers in future".
"We understand that aspects of the current fares system are frustrating for people which is why as part of the industry's plan, train companies are also leading a consultation to update regulation and improve the range of fares on offer, making the system simpler and easier to use for customers".
It uses the July Retail Price Index (RPI) measure of inflation - announced by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday - to determine the cap on the annual increase.
Passengers can also save money by getting a railcard, travelling off-peak and booking in advance, although these options are not available for many journeys, particularly by commuters. Chris Grayling's desperate attempt to try and make front line rail workers pay for his incompetence and the train operators greed has backfired on him just like everything else he touches.
"This means, in Scotland, average fares increases are lower than England and Wales, where the UK Government applies an increase equivalent to RPI to all regulated fares".
The issue of fares on south east services, now provided by Southeastern, is politically sensitive, with a new franchise operator due to be announced this year.
The gesture from Pakistan cricketers is being loved and the fans are praising them for wishing India on its Independence Day. Both Pakistan and India were granted independence in 1947, however, celebrate their independence days on separate days.
Silva will undoubtedly go down as an all-time Spain great, having played a role in their three greatest global successes. Prior to his retirement, Silva played earned 125 caps in a Spain shirt, scoring 35 goals in the process.
The state-run Anadolu Agency said the finance chief would address hundreds of foreign investors on Thursday in a teleconference. Turkey and the United States have been locked in a heated crisis emanating from unjust sanctions and the actions of U.S.
Those steps include "deepening engagement" with its existing major titles and "monetising" popular tactical tournament games. China's gaming industry in particular has drawn government attention over concerns about violent content and game addiction.
Here is a quick look at key takeaways from the prime minister's speech on the occasion of India's 72 Independence Day. Modi said, adding "My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives in these floods", Modi added.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the U.S. had seen "no evidence that Pastor Brunson has done anything wrong". The president issued a rallying cry for unity to resist what he has described as an economic war waged by the US.
About 20 percent of the population in Ghazni depend on the city water system, which has been down since the beginning of fighting. In a short message on social media, the Taliban spokesman posted that the group's "mujahideen have no links with Kabul incident".
While Tandon mentioned her and Chopra's pouty lips in the pic, it was the star's ring that was hard to miss. But actor Raveena Tandon's latest Instagram post shows that Priyanka and Nick are officially hitched.
Microsoft says the integration will start rolling out to customers Wednesday and will reach all US customers within days. But I just don't see most people thinking about relying on different digital assistants for different types of tasks.
However, the president said inter-Korean cooperation may take off in earnest only after the North completely denuclearizes. The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae later explained the four Asian countries were China , Japan , Russia and Mongolia .
New West Nile reports are popping up in multiple USA states
Public Health Ontario (PHO) has found West Nile virus in 65 batches of mosquitoes collected across the province so far this year. So it is important to ensure that there are no areas or items that can collect or pool standing water in your garden or lawn.
Kevin De Bruyne suffers a major injury in training
"The extent of the problem is not yet known and we will bring you further updates on Kevin's condition in due course". Paul Hirst reports that the Belgian star himself expects to be out for around nine to 12 weeks.
MGH named nation’s fourth-best hospital by U.S
The honor roll includes 20 hospitals with the highest combined overall scores in 16 medical and surgical specialties. The new methodology also includes more outcome measures to stress patient outcomes over hospital characteristics.
Twitter suspends Alex Jones for a week for inciting violence
Even so, a seven-day suspension is a slap on the wrist when compared to punishments dished out to Jones by other companies. But Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company's decision last week not to ban Jones, saying he did not break any rules.
Air quality alert issued for northwest Montana
The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency does forecast air quality levels to return to GOOD to MODERATE by Wednesday and beyond. For more information on ways to reduce your exposure, see the Washington Department of Health's Smoke From Fire tips .
Lennon and McCartney sons pose for selfie
Paul McCartney and John Lennon's sons gave Beatles fans flashbacks on Monday when the two offspring shared a selfie on Instagram. The photo now has more than 26,000 likes on social media platform, with many commenters getting overjoyed over the reunion.