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    Easing of restrictions in Northern Ireland

    The Belfast Telegraph reports that a two-phase lifting of restrictions in Northern Ireland over the coming week is under consideration, as follows: The easing has now been agreed, with the only changes being that the easings take place at 12 noon rather than midnight; and the legal limit of 30...
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    Stena Line Dublin - New Bus Service

    The Morton's Ferrylink service which formerly operated from Westmoreland Street to Dublin Port and from Dublin Port to Connolly and Heuston stations has now ceased operation permanently, having been temporarily suspended in March 2020. Stena Line have introduced a new bus service, which...
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    Unnecessarily urgent/aggressive announcements

    I was on a Bedford-bound Thameslink service this evening, intending to alight at City Thameslink. As the train pulled in, a man was making an announcement across the PA system at the top of his voice - loud enough to wake the dead. It consisted simply of the words "join the train at platform...
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    Luton via Bletchley

    I need to make a journey from London-Bletchley-Luton-London (breaking journey at both Bletchley and Luton). The cheapest valid ticket I can find is a London-[any station between Bletchley and Bedford] Off Peak Day Return via Any Permitted route at £25.70 (the £19.10 Super Off Peak bars break of...
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    Delay Repay on partially used ticket

    Recently I travelled from Liverpool James Street to London Euston, and the train to London was delayed. My tickets were as follows - all 16-25 discounted: LIVERPOOL STNS - EDGE HILL (Anytime Day Single) stopping short at Lime Street - as this is 5p cheaper than a ticket from James Street to...
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    Ulsterbus day ticket refused

    Not sure where this should go, as it's a fare issue/dispute, but relating to buses and not trains I recently needed to travel on Ulsterbus from A (in Northern Ireland) to B (in Northern Ireland) and then to C* (in the Republic of Ireland). * For the record, C was not Dublin, it's a town a few...
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    SailRail fares post ATW

    At present, I believe Arriva Trains Wales manage the SailRail fares for travel between Ireland and Britain via Holyhead and Fishguard. This will obviously pass to Transport for Wales (KeolisAmey) on Sunday. Is there any obligation on Transport for Wales to continue to offer these fares - is it...
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    Condition 14.2 - Merseytravel PTE tickets

    "If you are using a Season Ticket, daily Zonal Ticket, or another area based Ticket such as a concessionary pass, ranger or rover in conjunction with another Ticket and the last station at which one Ticket is valid and the first station that the other Ticket is valid are the same, then the train...
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    Which train from Chester?

    We're travelling from Chester to Holyhead for Dublin on a Saturday, so I have the choice of the 11:16 Virgin service (09:10 ex Euston) or the 11:24 Arriva Trains Wales service (09:10 ex Birmingham Int'l). Which train would be better to travel on - my main concern is being able to get two (table...
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    Holyhead to Liverpool Routeing

    Is Holyhead to Liverpool via the Borderlands Line between Shotton and Bidston a valid route? It doesn't appear to be mapped, but it's the shortest (time) route on Sundays when taking the 14:50 ferry from Dublin. It would appear to be either shorter or similar in distance to the route via...
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    Unable to buy a Railcard

    Assume I order train tickets online with a Railcard intending to purchase my Railcard at the station on arrival. When I arrive at the station in plenty of time with my form, photos, etc. all in order, I'm told that they've run out of Railcard stock, or I find the ticket office closed when it's...
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    Cairnryan SailRail - Is this permitted?

    Would the following example itinerary be valid for the outward portion of an ANYTIME R from BELFAST NI to LIVERPOOL STNS, route CAIRNRYAN STENA? 14 January 15:30 Belfast Port - Cairnryan 17:45 (Ferry) 18:25 Cairnryan - Ayr 19:35 (Bus) 19:45 Ayr - Glasgow Central 20:36 (ScotRail) 18 January...
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    Tickets wrongly confiscated

    I purchased an Off Peak Day Return ticket from Liverpool Stations to Warrington Stations. I travelled to Warrington this morning, and returned around two hours ago. As my ticket was an Off Peak ticket, break of journey on either portion should be permitted, and as the ticket was to Liverpool...
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    Stena SailRail questions

    Having received SailRail tickets ordered from Virgin Trains, I've noticed a few peculiar things about the tickets that dont really matter but I'd still like to know more about: 1. Tickets for Stena Line Dublin/Holyhead are issued to/from "DUBLINPORT STENA". While my seat reservation coupons...
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    Adult ONE, Child NIL

    Are train tickets ever issued for more than one adult, more than one child, or a combination of adults and children? I've never seen a train ticket that covers more than one person, so I'm confused why they specify Adult ONE, Child NIL and don't simply say Adult or Child. Is this a...

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