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Motorway service stations are STILL charging up to 156.9p for a litre of diesel

Motorway service stations are STILL charging up to 156.9p for a litre of diesel – despite collapse in oil prices

  • Drivers pay almost £15 a gallon more compared to cheaper supermarket prices
  • MOTO chain was charging 20p more than the national average in Lincolnshire 
  • Service stations argue that higher prices for fuel are justified by their higher rent

Motorway service stations are continuing to charge extortionate prices for diesel of up to 156.9p a litre despite a collapse in oil prices.

The net effect is that drivers pay almost £15 a gallon more to fill up compared to cheaper supermarket forecourts.

Last week, the major supermarkets began passing on a fall in the wholesale cost of diesel and unleaded. 

Last week, the major supermarkets began passing on a fall in the wholesale cost of diesel and unleaded. File photo

But the MOTO chain was charging 154.9p a litre for diesel at services on the A1(M) at Washington, Tyne & Wear. 

It was charging even more, 156.9p a litre – 20p more than the national average, in Lincolnshire.

Service stations argue that the higher prices for fuel are justified by their higher rent, staff and business costs. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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