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Train companies affected:CrossCountry, LNER, Lumo, TransPennine Express

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 for travel on trains timed to depart after 04:29 and before the times shown from the following stations:

  • 06:16 from Devonport;

  • 06:16 from Dockyard;

  • 07:55 from Exeter St Davids (also valid from 07:21 to 07:29);

  • 08:35 from Fareham;

  • 06:41 from Ivybridge;

  • 07:33 from Newton Abbot (also valid on the 0659 CrossCountry service, changing at Bristol Temple Meads or Parkway; also valid on the 07:18 service)

  • 07:20 from Plymouth (also valid on the 06:20 CrossCountry service, changing at Bristol Temple Meads or Parkway; also valid on the 06:37 service)

  • 08:50 from Salisbury;​​​​​​​

  • 07:20 from Saltash;

  • 08:50 from Southampton Central;

  • 07:00 from St Germans;

  • 08:16 from Taunton;

  • 06:46 from Totnes; 

  • Newton St Cyres and all intermediate stations to Barnstaple - restriction applies at Exeter St Davids - see restriction code LC.

Not valid on trains timed to arrive at Waterloo after 02:29 and before 09:52.

Return Travel

Not valid on trains timed to depart:

  • London Paddington after 04:29 and before 09:12 and after 16:40 until 18:03

  • Reading after 04:29 and before 09:39 and after 17:03 until 18:27

  • London Waterloo after 02:29 and before 08:15

Not valid for travel on trains timed to depart after 04:29 and before the times shown from the following stations:

  • 08:39 from Newbury;

  • 08:50 from Salisbury;

  • 08:50 from Southampton Central.

Off-Peak tickets from stations not listed are valid for connections into trains departing as shown above.

Not valid on trains timed to arrive at Waterloo after 02:29 and before 09:52

Notes

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.

Easement

If travelling on the Great Western Railway  'Night Riviera' sleeper service in the westbound direction, customers may continue their journey after alighting from the sleeper in the morning without further restriction.