Hop on and off all day long. Kids go half price*

To qualify for this special offer, simply collect 3 tokens from your local newspaper on participating dates, complete the correct on-line form, download and print the form and buy your tickets from any staffed ticket office.

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You can travel anywhere on the Northern network using Northern services. Hop on and off all day long. Depending on your home station, you can visit Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Southport, Sheffield, York and more with Northern.

Three tokens allow you to buy up to 4 Northern only Day Ranger tickets or Weekend Rover tickets which must all be used on the same day or weekend (depending on the ticket chosen). Travel is available between 24 September and 25 November 2018.

Participating Papers - Johnston Press

Before deciding on your travel dates, please check for any planned engineering works that may affect your journey.

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*Children 5-15 years inclusive




Frequently Asked Questions

Adobe Reader is available to download for Windows PC and Apple Mac computers for free. Other PDF readers should also be able to open the form. If you are still unable to open the form – please contact our Customer Experience Centre.

Many local libraries provide access to a printer so you can print out the application form; find your nearest library at findalibrary.org.uk.

Unfortunately, older versions of Adobe Reader may not show your details pre-filled into the form, if this is the case for you then you can either download the latest version or contact our Customer Experience Centre.

Please contact Johnston Press on 0844 292 0216, where they will be able to order back copies of the relevant newspaper.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Tickets available for sale from Monday 24 September until Sunday 25 November 2018 (for One Day Ranger tickets) and Saturday 29 September - Saturday 24 November 2018 (for Weekend Rover tickets). Tickets can be purchased up to three days in advance of travel
  2. Travel is available from Monday 24 September until Sunday 25 November 2018. One day tickets are available every day for the duration of this offer. Weekend Rover tickets are available each Saturday and Sunday between Saturday 29 September until Saturday 24 November 2018.
  3. Time restrictions: only valid on trains timed to depart after 0845 Mondays to Fridays. Valid at any time weekends and Bank Holidays.
  4. 3 tokens allow you to buy up to 4 Northern Day Ranger or 4 Weekend Rover tickets.
  5. Price: Day Ranger - adult £10.00 each / child £5.00 each for one day ticket OR Weekend Rover - £17.50 each / child £8.75 each for one weekend ticket - no further discounts available. *Children 5-15 years inclusive.
  6. Valid on trains operated by Northern only. This offer is not valid for travel on Arriva Trains Wales, Cross Country, LNER, East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains, First TransPennine Express, Grand Central, London Midland, Merseyrail Electrics or Virgin Trains services.
  7. Affix three tokens from participating newspapers to the application form and take to any staffed station within the Northern network. The tickets for this offer cannot be purchased on trains.
  8. Completed signed application forms are valid to purchase up to four Northern Day Ranger or Weekend Rover tickets (must include a minimum one adult ticket) for the same day/weekend of travel. Photocopies of tokens and application forms are not accepted.
  9. We may contact you via email in relation to this, using the details you have supplied in this form, to participate in a survey about your use of this offer.