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Splitting Rail Journeys- Saving Money

This is a trick I have utilised in Australia, the Uk and USA. This weekend I needed to travel from Penzance in the south of England to Manchester in the North west. A distance of 639km / 397 miles. The cheapest ticket was 169 Pounds in Standard (Economy) Class. This is around $US269. So I split the journey up and booked three tickets: Penzance to Exeter ( 21a km / 13a miles). I found a fare for 12 pounds on First Great Western trains Exeter to Bristol (12s km / 76 miles) The cheapest ticket was 24 pounds in Economy but I…

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