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Travel Warning - Merseyside & Cheshire 28/29 May
Customer Information -
New timetables and planned disruption

Ticketless travel costs the UK rail industry £200 million per year, that’s money which could go towards improving standards and services. Travelling without a valid ticket is a criminal offence and if caught off­enders face a fine of up to £1000 and a potential criminal record.

2019 saw 49884 penalty fare notices issued across the network and of that number 4904 passengers were convicted in the Magistrates Court.  

Buying a ticket before you travel is easy and can be done online, via our app, or at the stations ticket vending machines and ticket office. See below for information to help choose the best ticket for you.

Advance

Save up to 65% when you buy tickets in advance

Duo

Save 25% with DUO tickets when travelling together

Save on the Day

Get a cheaper ticket up to 15 minutes before you travel

Smart cards

The easiest and fastest way for peak commuters to buy tickets

Off-peak tickets

Lower prices at quieter times. Great for getting the best deal

Northern App

Streamline your journey and get tickets straight to your phone. Making your journey contact-free.

Northern App

Streamline your journey and get tickets straight to your phone. Making your journey contact-free.