Can anyone point to some general text that explains what restrictions apply after a break of journey
For London-Oxenholme off-peak return there is nothing
However on East Coast more detail is given although not in every case...
I worked at Thameslink from 1996 (having left South Central just before Connex took over) and the London Thameslink arrangement was in place then
It was an attempt to simplify ticketing for Thameslink passengers from the north of London to Farringdon, Barbican, Moorgate, City Thameslink...
There was someone on this forum talking about new format tickets that i think might be the Northern representative at the ATOC Fares and Ticketing Group
I've always been amazed at how train companies disregard the expertise of their ticket office staff - it denies the company all that experience...
From a revenue allocation perspective the most important issue is London Terminals
consider a flow like London Terminals to Brighton, route any permitted
if the ticket is sold from Victoria then the ticket says London Terminals to Brighton but the revenue is allocated from Victoria (ie as if a...
Thanks - i think that was the method i described in my article. However its bizarre (in my opinion) to expect someone to click on "other tickets" (ie not the ticket they are asking about) and then to scroll down tons of text just to find a link to a restriction code
when i was involved in these things it was agreed there was no point in maintaining separate data sources which might contradict each other and so knowledgebase was agreed as the future sole source of information (as NRE would have to maintain it anyway)
it was also agreed that knowledgebase...
The existing railcards are designed to appeal to segments of the market which are particularly price sensitive
The senior railcard, for example, only makes money for the railway because of the card price - in other words if we just gave seniors the discounts without the need to buy a card we...
miscellaneous twitter followers - from TOC managing directors to passengers
you still need to have a ticket in order to know the restriction code
as far as i can tell if you are starting from scratch there is no easy way to understand the validity of what you are thinking of buying!
thats very helpful - i'd never seen it before
but you need to know the restriction code in order to find the specific validity
so you still need to find the restriction code by the long route (don't you?)
yes i should - thank you
thats a bit less clear cut as given the nature of an Advance...