Preston - London Off Peak Return Validity

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Could anyone tell me what routes are valid on a Preston - London Terminals Off Peak Return?

Obviously there is Virgin throughout, but could I do the following on my return leg?

Kings Cross - Leeds - Preston
Marylebone - Birmingham - Preston

Thanks :)
 
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Marylebone-Birmingham-Preston is 100% valid and I am unsure the via Leeds route is also permitted. For the latter I think you may have to go via Bradford Interchange, Halifax and Hebden Bridge ( York - Blackpool North : Northern Trains). Could someone confirm ?
 
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If on Any Permitted it should be fine for both. If it's routed VIRGIN TRNS ONLY then no.

Mon-Fri peak restrictions:
You can depart London King's Cross between 09:06 and 14:57 (inclusive), and at 18:59 or later.
You can depart London Marylebone before 07:20 and at 11:30 or later.
 

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The shortest route is permitted (along with routes up to 3 miles longer)
Through trains are also permitted as you identify.

In addition the following mapped routes are permitted (both Preston and London Group are routeing points):-
[*]Mapped Routes:
LONDON GROUP - Preston (Lancs):

 
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Thought I'd check this one out myself for fun. However I can't find a valid route in The Guide via Leeds. None of the valid maps mention Kings Cross. MM+PS allows St Pancras to Leeds (MM) but I can find no way on to Preston (PS) without doubling back to Sheffield. Also NRE indicates multiple tickets are required.
 

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Thought I'd check this one out myself for fun. However I can't find a valid route in The Guide via Leeds. None of the valid maps mention Kings Cross. MM+PS allows St Pancras to Leeds (MM) but I can find no way on to Preston (PS) without doubling back to Sheffield. Also NRE indicates multiple tickets are required.

I checked the Journey Planner and it offered you a ticket via Leeds so I assumed it was a valid route. Did not check further to see if it was a multiple ticket route. According to the maps Yorkie posted one can go via Sheffield but no mention of Leeds.
 
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