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    Is there any sign of an East Coast sale this January?

    Oh man you have be kidding! I went and bought 2x£40 (including 2 together discount) Leeds to London advance returns yesterday after reading the original replies to this thread that assumed there'd be no sale. Oh well it's only money...
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    Is there any sign of an East Coast sale this January?

    I'm wanting to book some tickets on the East Coast route in February, but I'm wondering if I should hold back for a couple of weeks to see if East Coast announce another £5 seat sale? I think it was in January last year? Do you think it's worth waiting or should I just book now?
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    Liverpool - London Super Off Peak Return validity during Watford blockade

    My sister is coming to visit me in London on Friday 13th February from Liverpool and has already booked a London Midland Only Super Off Peak Return (she didn't realise this type of ticket doesn't need to be purchased in advance). She needs to return on Sunday 15th (or early Monday 16th, but the...
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    Can I buy a 16-25 railcard in advance to start in the future?

    So for maximum validity, I should create a new account online and purchase a new railcard the day before my birthday? Even though it will arrive after my 26th birthday, the fact that it was purchased on that day means that the application will be valid and won't be rejected. Is that correct?
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    Can I buy a 16-25 railcard in advance to start in the future?

    Were you able to specify the start date in advance so that it was exactly the day before your birthday? It's been a long time since I bought my 3 year railcard online and can't remember the process.
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    Can I buy a 16-25 railcard in advance to start in the future?

    I currently have a 16-25 railcard that expires in October 2015. My 26th birthday is at the start of January 2015. My understanding of the rules is that I can purchase a 16-25 railcard up to the day before my 26th birthday. What I was hoping to do was purchase a new railcard that starts a day...
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    Kirkstall Forge & Apperley Bridge

    May 2015 according to: http://www.wymetro.com/news/projects/projectdetails/apperleybridge/ http://www.wymetro.com/news/projects/projectdetails/kirkstallforgerail/
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    Kirkstall Forge & Apperley Bridge

    Does anyone know why the Apperley Bridge station is only covering one of the two lines at Apperley junction? Is it purely because it isn't possible to be built? It seems strange to me that the station wouldn't span the two lines if they're putting all that work in to build the station, and it is...
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    Take a big tv on an East Coast Leeds to London service?

    Any chance you could link me to a courier that would charge £30? I wouldn't mind paying that. I had a quick look on TNT direct and they quoted about £160... I just assumed they were all that expensive.
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    Take a big tv on an East Coast Leeds to London service?

    I've got a load of Uber vouchers, was planning on using that to get a free taxi home. The reason I'm trying to do it this way and not pay for tnt etc is because I can get a lift to Leeds station, and I can get a taxi from Kings Cross. So long as I can fit it on the train somewhere I don't really...
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    Take a big tv on an East Coast Leeds to London service?

    I've recently moved down to London from Leeds and managed to get all my stuff down here in a couple of suitcases before Christmas. I'm going back to my parents in a couple of weeks and I was planning on bringing my 42 inch TV down with me (in it's original box). I've traveled on East Coast a few...
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    Refunding an Oyster card

    I just spoke to them and they're going to bring a bank statement each, along with their drivers licence that, to be fair, they'd have brought anyway. Especially with all the talk about buses going cashless, I find this hard to get my head around. People are supposed to bring bank statements...
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    Refunding an Oyster card

    I just can't get my head around this at all, it's ridiculous. They won't even have anything to check the details against, so what's the point? Eurgh.
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    Refunding an Oyster card

    Quick question - I've got two people visiting me next weekend in London, neither of who are from London and have never had Oyster cards before. I was hoping to get them one from Kings Cross on Friday night, and refund it on the Sunday, getting them their remaining credit and the £5 back. Do you...
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    Commuting From Teddington to Liverpool St for a week; Cheapest way of doing things?

    Just to confirm, I have been changed £3.60 for the journey, so the fare finder was correct.

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