Skyscanner says the data behind its new rail feature is powered by, Ctrip’s new international travel booking service, which will also provide 24-hour customer service. While Skyscanner’s new rail feature is currently UK domestic only, a spokeswoman told us it expects to roll out to further international markets “in due course”. Doing so looks aimed at beefing up its competitive edge against the likes of multimodal travel planners, such as GoEuro. In a statement, Bryan Dove, Skyscanner’s CTO, said: “Being part of the Ctrip group allows us to take advantage of elements of Ctrip’s technology and experience and bring that value to Skyscanner’s travellers. Get the full story at TechCrunch