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    I've tried looking on the website but couldn't see any mention of this. My railcard expires at the end of April, at which point I'm going to renew it with a new one.
    However, within the next couple of days I want to purchase advance tickets online for a journey that is in May. Just wondering if they'll be any issues if the booking/printing date on my tickets is before the date that will be on my new card that I'll get at the end of April?
    Just asking as I've witnessed a few very strict/uptight train conductors lately who have told passengers their tickets/railcards aren't valid or don't meet the terms and conditions, but over really trivial things, and have made the passenger pay full price for another ticket. So I don't want to end up in that situation just because the date on my tickets will be earlier than the date on my new railcard.
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    I wouldn't have thought so. Provided the date of travel is within the dates printed on the card, you should be fine.

    It's only when booking tickets at the station when they check the railcard. If you're buying online there is no need to show proof. You could just check at the station or buy it there in advance too - They'll let you know if it will still be valid, but it should be.
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    I think you can't use it before 10am in the morning? Which is ****ing pointless considering it's mostly for students.
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    (Original post by Jordan_1)
    I think you can't use it before 10am in the morning? Which is ****ing pointless considering it's mostly for students.
    £12 minimum charge applies between 4.30-10am during the midweek only.
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    You need a railcard when you travel.

    You don't need one when you purchase the tickets.
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    I brought some tickets with a railcars and I don't have one. as long as you have one when you travel they don't care.


    I brought a ticket leaves it 6:11 for 4.65. which is strange because of the £12 main fare.

    it was in the LM rail sale though.
 
 
 
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