Railcards on rangers and rovers

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Quick question: are rangers and rovers still subject to the minimum fare before 10am when purchased with a railcard?
 
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Is there a particular rover or ranger you are thinking of? I am trying to find a ranger which (a) allows railcard discounts and then (b) has a discounted price of under £12...

Edit: The 'Cumbrian Coast Day Ranger', for example, costs £18. National Rail Enquiries makes no mention of the restrictions imposed on Senior, 16-25 or Disabled Persons railcards, but does say that
In addition Family & Friends Railcard discounts 34% adult and 81% child are permitted subject to the conditions of the Railcard being met.
This isn't much help in the case of the minimum fare of £12, so I looked at the Terms & Conditions for the 16-25 railcard:

However, for all journeys made at or before 10 am Monday to Friday a minimum fare applies. (The exceptions are when you travel at weekends, on Public Holidays, or during July and August).
Even though you are using a rover or ranger, you are still making a journey. I believe that the restrictions do still apply.
 
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See my post above, but the discounted price for that fare would be £10.50 (if my Avantix discount calculator has worked that out correctly).
 

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I believe that the minimum fare does not apply for rovers and rangers, for example Anglia Plus. The National Rail Enquiries website does not apply a minimum fare to this before 10am e.g. search Ipswich-Norwich 9:08 departure on a weekday with a 16-25 Railcard and this is the suggested ticket. If the minimum fare does not apply to one ranger/rover then I would extrapolate that to suggest this is the case for all rangers/rovers.
 

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There is nothing in the Manual to suggest that the minimum fare is applicable to the Heart of Wessex Day Ranger.
 

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I am on the phone to NRE now - will update when I get off the phone.
--- old post above --- --- new post below ---
NRE were no help, and Chris Scoggins (Chief Exec of NRE) isn't at his desk.
 
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