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    Long story short, I'm in London soon on a weekday for a university interview and my dad was kind enough to do all my ticket booking.

    The return ticket states 'Valid at 1713 HOURS', however I am really not keen at hitting the rush hour crowds. :confused:

    I just want to know if you're able to catch the same train at an earlier time, without the ticket inspector ultimately charging me for a new ticket or even kicking me off.

    Thanks!
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    I haven't been on a train for a while as I normally take the bus to London or just drive as it takes the same time and is cheaper, however I don't think you can do that, they do get funny with people changing times and getting off on earlier stops etc. Why not phone them and see if you can change it?
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    If the ticket is for a certain time then that is the service you have paid for. So I doubt you'd be allowed to travel earlier.
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    Quick update: I got my train at 15:54 instead, the ticket guy just looked at my ticket and said 'ok'.

    So that's good.
 
 
 
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