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    Validity and expiry

    I've had a look at the fares and ticketing guide but i still have a few questions 1) If i want to travel on a train departing at 0015 on Monday and arriving at my (fictional) destination at 0230 on Monday can i do so with an Off-peak day single dated Sunday (ie the day before)? 2) If the...
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    implementation of new groupsave

    there are still a number of train operating companies who have not updated their information about groupsave they are abellio greater anglia chiltern (mentions that there are changes but doesn't explain) first capital connect first great western gatwick express (looks like the old deal...
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    Barry Doe article

    Barry Doe's article in RAIL magazine number 742 page 36 There are two tables Return fares for a 100 mile (each way) journey - January 2014 This table lists fares for journeys without saying what journeys they are I have so far looked at East Midlands Trains Leicester to London (which...
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    Eastbourne area to London area

    The fares from Eastbourne to the London area quite often get discussed here. The main interest is the opportunity to undercut season ticket fares to London by buying combinations of tickets All the fares quoted below are weekly standard class rail only seasons Lewes London Terminals...
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    Fares and Ticketing Review

    Here are my thoughts on the Fares and Ticketing Review i'd be interested in any alternative perspectives Firstly i can't really understand why this Fares and Ticketing Review was ever started. The DfT didn't seem to have a clear view as to what it was trying to achieve. As a result...
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    SWT TVMs

    SWT have new software on their (S&B) self-service ticket machines I'm quite impressed Features include- -basket for single payment for multiple ticket purchase -a nice spelling feature where you can only select letters that would help to spell a real station name eg for Brighton...
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    London Midland - new flows introduced

    London Midland have introduced super off-peak fares between Birmingham and Liverpool (not sure how many other flows) Here is the full range of walk-up fares from brfares.com birmingham stations to liverpool stations route CREWE fares set by LM super off-peak single £24.90 super...
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    southern Daysave

    Despite the Southern website home page stating the following: "With Southern's £14 DaySave ticket, how much can you squeeze into one day? Just book online at least seven days ahead and for just £14,(£1 for kids) you can hop on and off our network as much as you like." It seems that a 7 day...
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    common routeing point

    I'm looking at Sturry to Bekesbourne Each station has the same possible routeing points-Ashford, Ramsgate, Dover and Faversham So they are all common routeing points They all fail the fare check (based on current SDS and CDS) What are the permitted routes?
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    SWT seasons

    This post is an experiment Here are some season ticket fares from (mainly) SWT stations to London Terminals and I was interested in views about how good a job the pricing manager has done Ascot London 00000 FGW £99.40 Ascot London 00735 SWT £80.70 Wokingham London 00000 FGW £99.40...
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    ATOC Fares Download

    I've registered. I've got my 25 file download. I've got my fares flow file and I can proudly tell you that the flow reference for Brighton (5268) to London Terminals (1072) Route Any Permitted (0000) is 0181507 which enables me to access all the adult undiscounted prices (in pence) for each...
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    Public NFM

    Can anyone tell me whether there is a website that would enable the fares database to be interrogated so that you could find out the following sorts of information- All fares with a particular route code All fares using a particular cluster All fares set by a particular operator Or if...
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    Cross Country and Connections

    There seem to be a lot of fares routed Cross Country and Connections that seem to be redundant For instance Liverpool to Brighton on webTIS Using the "show slower routes" facility i can see: Southern & London Midland Advance fares at £10 (I'm looking at Monday 08 April at 0930) via...
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    Routeing Guide and Season Tickets

    I work for Southern (just about, i'm leaving on 16 March) I thought i'd got my head around the routeing guide but there's something i'm having doubts about...season tickets The simplest kind of ticket is a single...so the validity is: direct train shortest route shortest route + 3...
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    Routeing Guide question

    The following is cut and pasted from the routeing guide (but spaced out a bit): HOW TO DETERMINE PERMITTED ROUTES Where the timetable offers journey opportunities over a longer route which is not covered by a through train service, the alternative options are included in the Routeing...
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    Guildford to Croydon

    Here is another routeing guide question: passenger wishes to buy a weekly season Guildford to East Croydon passenger wants flexibility to travel via Redhill or via Clapham Junction Suggested ticket Guildford to Streatham Common which is valid both ways Do members think it would be ok...
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    Littlehaven to London

    I'd be grateful if forum members could give their opinion on this. Anytime day single Littlehaven to London Terminals route Any Permitted Is this ticket valid for travel via Horsham ? (The journey would be Littlehaven-Horsham and then Horsham-Victoria via Three Bridges) Is this ticket...
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    Southern January 2013 fares

    I wonder if the forum members would be willing to help with this I work for Southern Southern has a policy of not increasing certain fares The maximum weekly season ticket price for journeys on Southern that do not involve travel via zones 1-6 is £60 per week in 2012 and is not due to...
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    Not via London

    Lets get the disclosures out of the way first: I work for Southern I'm involved in fare setting What i would like members' opinions on is the following: Take the following journey - Headcorn to Redhill There is only one fares flow: route 00700 not via London Here's the link to...
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    Red Spotted Hanky

    Checking out the new LM timetable i came across a rather strange ticket type description on red spotted hanky euston tamworth single date 10 December after 1000 show all fares £21.15 off-peak single valid via shortest direct route £41.30 off-peak single valid via shortest direct route...

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