CHRISTMAS price reductions on the Oxford Tube have been extended.

The tube's festive offer saw adult returns to London drop by around £4 to £15, sparking talk of a price war with the X90 bus service to the capital.

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The discounts were expected to end tomorrow but Oxford Tube has announced they will continue the lower fares into 2019.

Spokeswoman for Oxford Tube Karen Coventry said: "Oxford Tube is delighted to announce that the fares offered during the festive fare period will be continuing into the new year as they become our standard fares available too all customers.

"The London to Oxford coach service provider recognises that January can be a financially difficult month and wants to continue to offer the lower fares from January 14 to help make travel into the capital more affordable."

The festive offer originally followed news that adult returns to London on the X90 would drop from £20 to £14 permanently.

The X90 is currently offering a12 trip price reduction, from £72 to £60, until Saturday, January 26.