Sumary of What is split ticketing and how can it save me money on train tickets?:
- The practice of exploiting anomalies in Britain’s extremely complex rail fare structure to reduce the cost of train travel.
- But increasingly passenger-friendly technology means that neither local knowledge nor complicated transactions are necessary.
- Virgin Trains, whose West Coast main line franchise is shortly to end, is promising its own app to deliver savings it estimates at £1bn a year.