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Cheap Skates

by | 4th, November 2005

‘GOOD news for rail commuters. The Times says that this valiant breed is to be given cheaper season tickets.

Paddington More of a holding bay than a station

Unfortunately, South Went Trains says these tickets will not be for travel between 8am and 9am. To qualify, you’ll have to change the time of your journey.

But before you scoff, take a minute to think. Since travelling by rail means you’re often late for an appointment, why not just accept your fate get on the train late and save a few bob?

And if you want to save even more cash why not make shorter journeys. As the Telegraph reports, Central Trains have instigated just such a policy to encourage their customers to get off early.

Passengers aboard the 14:59 service from New Street station Birmingham to Hereford were offered a faster journey than they had bargained for.

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