Tolworth to Liverpool Street

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    Nick Jones
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    Hi,
    I’m struggling to work out when the £4.20 default route fare would apply for Tolworth to Liverpool Street Underground. The alternative route and £6 far covers changes at Waterloo and most other stations. Which route would be considered default for this journey? Thanks.

    #5643
    meglos
    Participant

    Changing onto the District Line at Wimbledon, then change again on to the H&C (or Circle) at Edgware Road?

    #5644
    Feathers
    Participant

    Tolworth -> Wimbledon -> Paddington -> Liverpool Street perhaps?

    SWR – District – Elizabeth in this case.

    Clapham to the Overground and on from there is another possibility I suppose but it’s not that direct

    #5645
    akm
    Participant

    “Which route would be considered default ” – that’s not what default means; there’s no one specific ‘default route’. 6.30/4.20 is what you get charged if you do this journey (within maximum journey time) using ANY OTHER route, that doesn’t OSI at Vauxhall or Elephant and Castle or the Batterseas, and also doesn’t use the LU side of a South London terminus.

    You could go:

    Tolworth –NR– Wimbledon –LU– Liverpool St

    or

    Tolworth –NR– Wimbledon –LU– Paddington –EL– Liverpool St

    or

    Tolworth –NR– Clapham Junction –LO– Whitechapel — EL — Liverpool St

    or

    You get the idea. Just remember to stay within MJT!

    • This reply was modified 1 month ago by akm. Reason: battersea
    #5649
    Mike (admin)
    Keymaster

    Thanks all for the responses. Default route is a difficult concept, I agree. The other variable with Liverpool Street LU is that you can end a journey at Moorgate and walk through the EL passageway and get charged the same as if you’d ended at Moorgate.

    #5678
    Nick Jones
    Participant

    Thanks for the replies, all really helpful. I can decide if it’s worth picking a specific route to save a few pounds now!

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