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Old December 31st 19, 02:41 PM posted to uk.transport.london
Roland Perry Roland Perry is offline
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Default London St Pancras to Bedford

In message , at 15:00:02 on Tue, 31 Dec
2019, Bryan Morris remarked:
In message , Roland Perry
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In message , at 11:24:37 on Tue,
31 Dec 2019, Robin9 remarked:

Perhaps a ticket mentioning "Thameslink" is valid only on the
Thameslink service?


We've been though that. The price is the same [at Bedford] for "London
Terminals", so the potential route-excess is zero.

And it's neither a "Thameslink only" nor a "Not EMR" ticket.

*However* as a bonus, on Thameslink services you can use the ticket as
far as LondonBridge/Elephant&Castle, not only to SPILL.


Thanks that's how I viewed it so was surprised when the gate rejected
my ticket and told me to seek assistance and the attitude of the person
who opened the gate for me.


Now that we know it's one of the weekend-only tickets, it's entirely
possible the gates won't accept them. But then you'd think the staff
would be used to letting people through manually.

The booking office didn't ask me which train company I wanted they just
give me the tickets


JOOI, which ticket office was it - the Thameslink vs EMR at St Pancras,
or somewhere else?
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Roland Perry