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    Checking tickets when passengers change trains

    Yes. There are a number of staff that wouldn’t entertain this idea because they don’t want to come across as if there are gaps in their knowledge. It has potential to be more rewarding for their employer and possibly even for themselves if they reject so this is the default.
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    Checking tickets when passengers change trains

    Likely because staff are taught to be revenue focussed rather than passenger focussed so many will operate a reject by default policy in their minds. If they know what it is and know it’s valid, let them through, if they don’t know what it is or know but don’t know if it’s valid they default to...
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    Can you pass through a station a second time when making a single journey?

    Check whether you can obtain itineraries for A to E via C or A to E via D. If so then you’d only need one extra single ticket. Although an A to C and D to E ticket may be priced suitably to save the fuss. With flexible tickets you could always stop short at B and start short at B on the return...
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    Checking tickets when passengers change trains

    I’m led to believe this is only for normal ticket sales.
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    Checking tickets when passengers change trains

    Can anyone confirm the point from a reliable source within the industry that whilst ticket revenue goes to the government, penalty fare and other prosecution revenue still goes into the TOC pot? This would be quite a notable incentive to have revenue teams placed in, unusual or awkward places...
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    Delay repay when walking across London on split tickets? Help?

    I'd be incredibly surprised if any operator even entertained the idea of paying out on the full journey, if at all on this one,regardless on whether people think it is valid or not. They just DO NOT tend to pay out on anything that isn't clear cut simple, and even then many are rejected for...
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    This is exactly my point, WHY did they do what they did and can we reduce the risk of it happening again, especially if it is a crossing where this sort of thing (without the damage) happens a lot. It seems some aren't interested in this bit though sadly. It has been mentioned above that there...
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    I’m not sure anyone has suggested it’s the railway’s fault, but the thread is awash with the usual ‘The railways are perfect and can do no wrong’ posts from people unwilling to even consider that the situation, there, on the day may not have been exactly as it seems, or crucially, not exactly as...
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    It is not worth considering this possibility it’s ludicrous (though it would only have to be 4 red ones on the far side). I was talking in general whether this sort of thing interactively alerts the signaller or if they wait for an NR person to test periodically.
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    Day Rover Tickets

    It refers To the conditions of carriage and has been there since that document was valid so could be considered out of date. However, with nothing to say otherwise I think it would be difficult to argue it if you had to. Although thinking about it, wasn’t that section numbered differently in the...
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    My point is that if a train has just gone and the barriers have just raised, the lights can sometimes stay flashing for a few seconds after the barriers get to the top. But on some crossings the lights stop whilst the barriers are moving, and on some they stop as they start moving and have a...
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    When the barriers raise after a train or trains have gone past there can often be a delay before the lights stop flashing. There can also sometimes be a random flash of the orange light. Sometimes there can even be a full starting sequence again before they switch off. This could be the...
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    Single barrier per side of the track rather that one per lane. So 2 barriers total instead of 4.
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    I would assume because it has always had a single barrier.
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    Another lorry through the barriers at Manningtree

    The van travelling in the opposite direction stops considerably beyond the line. It’s difficult to see and I’m sure it’s NOT the case but from the angle of one video it looks like the barrier would have been close to hitting it had there not being a lorry driving through it.
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    Buying an All Line Rover - clerk can't find it...

    Anything in the passenger’s favour. Anything unreasonable that is there In the railway’s favour tends to hang around a bit longer.
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    Ticket from Beeston to Haverfordwest

    What’s the latest on travel restrictions on TFW services? Are you likely to have issues on a ‘non essential’ journey ?
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    Buying an All Line Rover - clerk can't find it...

    Quite. And yet many people here (the forum not the thread) are very fast to jump on passengers willing to part with thousands of pounds of their own money when they complain about staff that can’t do these tasks that you rightly claim are very simple. This isn’t uncommon so something is going...
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    Trivia: Nearest station you haven't used?

    Kiveton Bridge. I have called there hundreds of times, but I use Kiveton Park as there is somewhere to park the car. I have However stood on the platform. There is a nice area to walk around there and I had finished walking and considered popping to worksop on the train to get a sandwich in the...
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    Zero fare excess possible on Advance?

    I assume A to C is not valid via B Which, if it were would mean you could buy a B to C ticket that may be cheaper?

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