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Christmas is Coming…

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By

Christmas is Coming,
The Fares are Getting Fat;
Do drop a Hundred in the Train Man’s Hat

That’s not quite how the Christmas rhyme goes but I was reminded of it when the first of the train companies’ e-mails arrived today saying that I could now book for Christmas.
Apart from the fact that I don’t really want to be reminded that Christmas is only 12 weeks away (I’d prefer it to be hundreds of weeks away!), I’m not a planner.

Railway tickets just got simpler?

Sep 12th, 2008 | By

On the 7th September, new ticket names came in which were supposed to simplify the ticket structure. Instead of Apex, Superapex, Advance Purchase and all the names we had before, we now have Anytime, Offpeak and Advance. So what’s the difference? Well not a lot as far as I can tell but here goes…… Anytime tickets have no time restrictions on the return portion of return ticket provided that it is used within 30 days. A single ticket can only be used on the day
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