Monday 28 November 2022 04:08 PM Rail passengers could save thousands on their train fares by 'split ticketing' trends now
Rail passengers could save thousands of pounds a year thanks to a computer hack which cuts price fares to Liverpool from Sussex by hundreds of pounds on just one return trip.
Kieran Maguire, 60, saved £360 on his return train tickets to Liverpool Lime Street Station from Haywards Heath, Sussex by using a simple 'split ticket' technique online.
The University of Liverpool lecturer caught on to travelling savvy three years ago when he realised he could buy nine separate train tickets instead of two to make breath-taking savings.
Using the same technique available online, rail users could also save thousands of pounds each year by following Kieran's nifty hack.
Kieran Maguire uses the simple technique of 'split ticketing' to save hundreds of pounds each month to travel from Sussex to Liverpool and back
The accounting and finance lecturer travels from Sussex to Liverpool twice a week and depending on the hours of travel, a return ticket between Liverpool and Sussex can cost you £441.20.
Instead of purchasing two any-time train tickets he purchases nine separate tickets which are a mixture of off-peak, anytime and advanced singles.
Kieran purchased four tickets to get to Liverpool from Sussex and five tickets to get back home for just £81.70.
The accounting and finance lecturer travels from Sussex to Liverpool twice a week which could cost him more than £400 each time
Kieran said: 'I have been doing this