By rail to Another Place


To Manchester, to catch the multi-talented Mr Albarn at the Arena. I have to book the concert ticket well in advance, so it is possible to be ready and waiting when one of Virgin’s astonishing deals drops into the inbox – advance single Euston to Piccadilly a snip at just £11. Why is it that the newspapers light on the most expensive tickets when writing about rail fares, but always cite the cheapest when discussing airlines?

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