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Train companies affected:CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
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Train companies affected:South Western Railway
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Train companies affected:National Rail

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 to Fridays

Outward Travel

Not valid on trains timed to depart:

  • London Euston after 04:29 and before 09:26 or after 15:00 and before 18:45 (Restrictions do not apply on Fridays)

  • London Kings Cross after 02:59 and before 09:06 or after 14:59 and before 18:59 (and before 18:15 on Fridays);

  • London Liverpool Street after 04:29 and before 09:31 or after 16:28 and before 18:35;

  • London Marylebone after 06:29 and before 09:00 or after 16:00 and before 19:00;

  • London Paddington after 04:29 and before 08:10 or after 16:40 and before 18:31;

  • London St Pancras International after 04:29 and before 10:26 or after 15:15 and before 18:59;

  • London Waterloo after 04:29 and before 08:15;

  • Kensington Olympia after 04:29 and before 09:15 or after 15:14 and before 18:12;

  • Clapham Junction after 04:29 and before 09:30;

  • Bedford after 04:29 and before 09:01;

  • Luton or Luton Airport Parkway after 04:29 and before 09:01 or after 16:29 and before 18:59;

  • Milton Keynes Central after 04:29 and before 09:51;(Restrictions do not apply on Fridays)

  • Reading after 04:29 and before 08:35 or after 17:10 and before 19:01;

  • Stevenage after 02:59 and before 09:19 or after 15:06 and before 19:01 (and before 18:35 on Fridays);

  • Stratford (London) after 04:29 and before 09:30 or after 16:29 and before 18:34;

  • Watford Junction after 04:29 and before 09:38 or after 15:00 and before 18:38.(Restrictions do not apply on Fridays)

Return Travel

Not valid on trains timed to arrive:

  • London Euston before 11:30 (Restrictions do not apply on Fridays)

  • London Kings Cross after 04:29 until 11:17;

  • London Liverpool Street before 10:00;

  • London Marylebone before 11:30;

  • London Paddington before 10:10;

  • London St Pancras International before 11:29;

  • London Waterloo before 10:00;

  • Kensington Olympia before 11:00;

  • Bedford before 09:30;

  • Luton or Luton Airport Parkway before 10:04;

  • Milton Keynes Central after 06:38 until 10:54 (Restrictions do not apply on Fridays)

  • Reading before 09:40;

  • Stevenage after 03:59 until 10:55;

  • Stratford (London) before 10:00;

  • Watford Junction after 06:43 until 10:45 (Restrictions do not apply on Fridays)

Notes

For journeys to/via Birmingham on Cross Country see restriction code 2V

For journeys via Nottingham see restriction code CG

For Off-Peak travel via Hereford, Oxford & Newport see restriction code YG/GO

For Super Off-Peak travel via Hereford, Oxford & Newport see restriction codes YQ/GQ

Journeys between London and Liverpool are not valid via Manchester

Easement

  • 10:23 Rugby to London Euston

Seasonal Variations

  • Peak Restrictions will be lifted from Thursday 6th April through to Monday 10th April inclusive.