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Old 19th March 2017, 22:23   #961
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You were replying to the question of what would replace "London Terminals".
...and my suggestion/answer was to keep 'London' (obviously) and additionally provide a link informing the customer which stations they can visit. Apologies if this wasn't particularly well communicated.
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Old 19th March 2017, 22:24   #962
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What gives you that impression?
Well it was removed from tickets some time in 2016... (see attachment)

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I seem to remember this being in the news over Christmas when the media were having another go at the railway.

They said they were looking at getting rid of confusing terms like 'London Terminals' and 'Any Permitted'.
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We will provide clear names for tickets and definitions that passengers understand. We will remove terms such as “Any Permitted” and “London Terminals” except where they actively help customers understand a tickets validity and in such cases that they are properly explained. We will develop an online ticket restrictions look-up tool for customers.

First changes to be implemented from May 2017 and all actions to be complete by end-2017
https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...-ticketing.pdf

So possibly only a couple of months left for 'London Terminals'.
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Old 20th March 2017, 21:14   #963
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Old 20th March 2017, 21:24   #964
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Well it was removed from tickets some time in 2016... (see attachment)



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https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...-ticketing.pdf

So possibly only a couple of months left for 'London Terminals'.
Can I say again (and maybe the mods should pick up on this) a TOD reference tells anyone unscrupulous within the industry who you are and often where you live ! A surname and postcode search may come up with info as to when you're away in the future !!! Obliterate TODs from pictures and obviously dispose of used frog safely !!!
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Old 20th March 2017, 22:06   #965
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Can I say again (and maybe the mods should pick up on this) a TOD reference tells anyone unscrupulous within the industry who you are and often where you live ! A surname and postcode search may come up with info as to when you're away in the future !!! Obliterate TODs from pictures and obviously dispose of used frog safely !!!
Fair enough. Good point.

But where should I put the used frog?
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Old 20th March 2017, 22:10   #966
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Can I say again (and maybe the mods should pick up on this) a TOD reference tells anyone unscrupulous within the industry who you are and often where you live ! A surname and postcode search may come up with info as to when you're away in the future !!! Obliterate TODs from pictures and obviously dispose of used frog safely !!!
Thanks. Any TOC spies may like to note that the ToD reference in that image is from here https://srta.org.uk/wp/posts/1316 rather than myself though.
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Old 20th March 2017, 22:41   #967
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Can I say again (and maybe the mods should pick up on this) a TOD reference tells anyone unscrupulous within the industry who you are and often where you live ! A surname and postcode search may come up with info as to when you're away in the future !!! Obliterate TODs from pictures and obviously dispose of used frog safely !!!
Unless there's a particular reason someone might want to target your house, e.g. you have a particularly expensive car that could be nicked using the keys (such as a certain poster's Range Rovers, perhaps ) or lots of IT equipment, I very much doubt anyone would go to those lengths to find a house to burgle. Most such crimes are opportunist - go for that one, they're not in.

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Old 21st March 2017, 18:26   #968
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Well it was removed from tickets some time in 2016... (see attachment)
Wasn't that was supposed to be only for tickets for journeys for which all available fares were routed "ANY PERMITTED"? The example earlier, of Inverness to Edinburgh (where walkup fares can be routed ANY PERMITTED, VIA AVIEMORE or VTEC ONLY) having the route description dropped for the ANY PERMITTED variant arguably adds more confusion than it removes.
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Wasn't that was supposed to be only for tickets for journeys for which all available fares were routed "ANY PERMITTED"?
That was my impression (I think it said removal unless it provides a benefit to the customer, something the disambiguation would do).

To me, having a "via Warrington" ticket and an "any permitted" one for a route is better than having a "via Warrington" and a "via Manchester" one, simply because it makes it clear (to travellers and to web sites) that you don't have to go through Manchester using either ticket.
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