Well, the explanation from ATOC seemed to make sense, but in fact it was incorrect. Yesterday I made another journey from Crayford to Norwood Junction. Just for variety I tried travelling via Victoria on the outward journey because engineering works meant that the trains from Dartford were diverted via Sidcup. It all worked correctly this time, until I came to go home.
There have been some more developments with the double journey I made at the beginning of the month. I wrote to the fares correspondant at Rail Magazine, Barry Doe, and he managed to get a reply from a contact at the association of train operating companies. To cut a long and complicated story short, I made the mistake of following out-dated signage at London Bridge and confused the system.
I’ve just checked my journey history and noticed that Tuesday night’s journey to Norwood Junction has been charged as two separate journeys, one from Crayford to London Bridge and the other from London Bridge to Norwood Junction. Surely that can’t be right? True, I could have used the footbridge to change platforms, but I was hungry