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SMEs Counter Impending 13% Rail Fare Increases

UK businesses are set to make significant savings via Quno.com January not only welcomes the new year but very un-welcome 13% rail fare increase. The UK is already home to the highest rail fares in Europe. Small businesses had previously tightened their expenditure at the end of 2009 feeling that UK rail travel was poor value for money, according to The National Passenger Survey conducted by independent passenger watchdog Passenger Focus. Quno, the rail search and booking engine, aims to help support SMEs by discouraging them from purchasing tickets on the day of travel and instead booking rail tickets in advance online. Astonishingly, more than two thirds of all UK rail ticket purchases are still bought on the day – not taking advantage of any potential savings (between 31% and 50%)... »