Northern are offering 50% discount on off-peak train travel on evenings and Saturdays on several routes in the Greater Manchester area.

This discount is valid on eligible services from Monday 2nd September until Friday 1st November.

The evening offer is valid outward on any train timed to depart between 18.30 – 21.00 inclusive.

The Saturday offer is valid all day Saturday.

Where is this offer valid?

This offer is valid on the below lines of route and is inclusive of all intermediary stations:

  • Buckshaw Parkway - Manchester stations
  • Darwen - Manchester stations
  • Wigan Wallgate / North Western - Manchester stations

Where can this ticket be purchased?

From the Northern app and website, ticket offices, ticket vending machines, or from the conductor on train where no ticket purchasing facilities are provided at the station, or if a customer is in possession of a Promise to Pay ticket and paying cash or where no ticket purchasing facilities are provided.

When are these tickets valid?

Evening offer: valid Monday to Friday - outward on any train timed to depart between 1830 – 2100 inclusive, return any time the same evening or up to 0230 the next day, where services are provided.

Saturday offer: valid Saturdays - outward on any train, return any time the same day or up to 0230 the next day, where services are provided.

  • Journeys valid on selected lines of route.
  • Valid for travel in both directions.
  • Child discounts are not available on weekday evening tickets. Child discounts are available on Saturday tickets. Railcard discounts are not available on weekday evening tickets. Railcard discounts are available on Saturday tickets.
  • Valid for travel on Northern services only.
  • Tickets can be purchased from the Northern app and website, ticket offices, ticket vending machines, or from the conductor on train where no ticket purchasing facilities are provided at the station, or if a customer is in possession of a Promise to Pay ticket and paying cash or where no ticket purchasing facilities are provided.
  • The evening return fare will be 50% cheaper than the current off-peak day return fare. The Saturday return fare will be 50% cheaper than the current off-peak day return.
  • Evening offer dates: Monday 2 September 2019 – Friday 1 November 2019 inclusive. Saturday offer dates: Saturday 7 September 2019 – Saturday 26 October inclusive.
  • Evening offer: valid Monday to Friday – outward on any train timed to depart between 1830 – 2100 inclusive, return any time the same evening or up to 0230 the next day, where services are provided. Saturday offer: valid Saturdays – outward on any train, return any time the same day or up to 0230 the next day, where services are provided.
  • Normal refund conditions apply.