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    • DanielDeronda
    • By DanielDeronda 8th Nov 18, 4:46 AM
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    Advance tickets: dates when on sale
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    • 8th Nov 18, 4:46 AM
    Advance tickets: dates when on sale 8th Nov 18 at 4:46 AM
    I'm trying to travel between Reading & Liverpool Lime Street on 19 January 2019, splitting my tickets between Reading-Banbury (Cross Country), Banbury-Birmingham New Street (also Cross Country) & then Birmingham New Street-Liverpool Lime Street (West Midlands & maybe Virgin WC).

    I want to get the most accurate dates when advance tickets are available to purchase for my date of travel. I registered with Trainline & they sent me an email but with incorrect info that advance tickets were available for the Bhm to Liverpool leg of my journey.

    I can regularly check websites but would prefer to receive an email.

    The Cross Country tickets are already available & bought.
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    • martindow
    • By martindow 8th Nov 18, 10:09 AM
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    • 8th Nov 18, 10:09 AM
    Did you save much splitting the cross-country tickets? I've tried this in the past and have had found minimal savings.
    • JezR
    • By JezR 8th Nov 18, 9:09 PM
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    • 8th Nov 18, 9:09 PM
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    • 8th Nov 18, 9:09 PM
    National Rail has a page giving the release dates on Advances for all operators here: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/times_fares/ticket_types/44703.aspx

    Can't verify how timely it is updated.
    • DanielDeronda
    • By DanielDeronda 14th Nov 18, 6:50 AM
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    • 14th Nov 18, 6:50 AM
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    • 14th Nov 18, 6:50 AM
    Cheers I've used the National Rail link & also the website for West Midlands Railway. I'll have to keep checking it manually.
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