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DJC_158

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hello everyone,

was recently looking at some of the train tickets i have had on some of the journeys i have made and there was one thing on there that i have always wondered what it meant.
(my appologies if this has already been brought up before)

when looking at the destination, it would say something like this:

from
POOLE *

to
WEYMOUTH *

i am wondering what the stars mean after the stations. This was on a single and on a return it was something like this
from
Soton ctrl

to
bath spa *

cheers,

Dan
 
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DJC_158

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yeah i spose it could relate to some T&Cs, there isnt anything on the back of the ticket that says it could be that.
 

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That is correct, eg Reading and Reading West.

Worse still, Nottingham to Loughborough, becoming Nottingham to Loughborough Junction.
 

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There are also some stations with a full stop after the name, which actually shows up on platform tickets and rovers as well as normal tickets, eg, Bolton is Bolton.*, I know there is some significance of the full stop, but I cant remember what it is.
 

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And other stations have text added after them. Shirley becomes Shirley W Mids, not because there is 2 stations called that, but to stop people changing it to Shipley.
 

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Sort of related, does anyone know what a "Q" after the price means, where you have M for paid by cash, X for card etc...
 

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Sort of related, does anyone know what a "Q" after the price means, where you have M for paid by cash, X for card etc...

Q is Cheque and W is Warrant/Rail Travel Voucher
 

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Q is Cheque and W is Warrant/Rail Travel Voucher

When Thameslink were using APTIS then RTV came under W however when the new TIS came in they went under M because they are entered as a sundry item rather than a warrant so when the ticket was printed it was done as M.
 
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