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Restriction Code

Some tickets may require you to travel at specific times of the day, days of the week or on a specific route. Our Journey Planner takes ticket restrictions into account with the selection that you have made and will only have shown tickets that are valid for the selected trains.

Restrictions

Applicable Days

Monday to Friday

Mondays-Fridays

Outward Travel

Travelling via Hereford and Oxford, not valid on trains to depart Hereford before 08:47.

Travelling via Newport (South Wales), not valid on trains timed to depart Newport (South Wales) after 05:45 and before 09:40.

Not valid on trains timed to arrive at London Waterloo before 11:48.

Return Travel

Not valid on trains timed to depart:

  • London Paddington after 04:29 and before 10:30 and after 15:01 and before 19:01.

  • Reading after 04:29 and before 10:30 and after 15:29 and before 19:01.

  • London Waterloo after 04:29 and before 08:15 and after 15:59 and before 19:01.

  • Clapham Junction after 04:29 and before 08:20 and after 15:59 and before 19:01.

Notes

Additional restrictions apply for the following journeys:

  •     Validity code WO applies to all journeys via Newbury or Didcot Parkway, not passing through Reading.

  •     Validity Code Q8 applies to all journeys via Fareham / Southampton / Salisbury.

  •     Validity Codes 7E / 9J apply to all journeys via London St Pancras International.