What Transport for London tell you and what Southeastern tell you are two very different things.
Posts about "train tickets"
A train ticket I bought this week brought a whole new level to rail fare insanity.
I wandered over to the fastticket machines, put my card in and lo, my tickets printed out several hundred miles away from where they were supposed to.
The Oystercard website – exposing the underbelly of your technology is not necessarily what’s best for your users
I've learned that the Oystercard website is quite bad for tracking all this stuff - a fact that amazes me.
unbeknowst to many, the humble Gold Card has various other benefits, and one of them is the ability to buy a Network Railcard for a mere £1. And with a Network Railcard, you can save cash on train fares in the South East.
Today I found an insane situation involving on the day tickets.
Where arriving just two minutes later can ensure you make huge savings on ticket prices...
Silly Ewe proclaimed the adverts at London Euston station some months ago. They featured a sheep who was buying their train ticket at the station, whilst the 'Clever You' man was busy saving up to 43% by booking his tickets in advance! Yay for him!
Every year I make a number of train journeys outside London. And last year I actually kept a record of it - where I went, what I did, how much it cost. These are the results of that recording. That and a huge pile of orange tickets...
Is the tube actually getting better? More reliable? Less problematic? Every time you get stuck in a tunnel, the tuts and sighs come out like nothing has changed. So I guess most people would say no.