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Old February 16th 20, 05:27 PM posted to uk.railway,uk.transport.london
Anna Noyd-Dryver Anna Noyd-Dryver is offline
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Default Government to scrap franchising

Recliner wrote:
Roland Perry wrote:
In message , at 10:45:22 on Sun, 16 Feb
2020, Recliner remarked:

The Williams review will recommend an overhaul of Britain’s complicated
ticketing system. A “single-leg” pricing model will be proposed, making it
easier for customers to access the cheapest fare.

The change would bring an end to “split-ticketing” whereby customers are
forced to buy multiple tickets for the same journey to secure the lowest
fare.


That is of course complete nonsense. Most AC trips split at B are the
result of AB single leg price + BC single leg price being cheaper.


Which is exactly what it says. So why do you say it's nonsense?


Petulantly refusing to sell return tickets isn't going to change that.


You seem to have misread the piece. What it says is that, unlike today, the
A–C fare will be the same as A–B + B–C.



Higher prices for travellers from B, then.


Anna Noyd-Dryver