This offer has now ended.

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

To qualify for this special offer, simply collect 2 tokens from your local newspaper, printed until Saturday 8 October 2016, complete the correct on-line form (this offer has now ended), download the form and buy your tickets from any staffed ticket office.

You can travel anywhere on the Northern network using Northern services. Hop on and off all day long. Visit Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Southport, Sheffield, York and more with Northern.

2 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 Monday 26 September - Monday 21 November 2016 (excluding 22 October – 30 October 2016 inclusive).

Participating Papers - Newsquest

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

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 Newsquest on 01274 705248, where they will be able to order back copies of the relevant newspaper.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Tickets are available for sale from Monday 26 September 2016 until Monday 21 November 2016 (for One Day Ranger tickets) and Saturday 1 October 2016 to Saturday 19 November 2016 (for Weekend Rover tickets). Tickets can be purchased up to three days in advance of travel.
  2. Travel is available from Monday 26 September 2016 until Monday 21 November 2016 (excluding 22 October - 30 October 2016 inclusive). One day tickets are available every day for the duration of this offer. Weekend tickets are available each Saturday and Sunday between Saturday 1 October - Saturday 19 November 2016 (excluding 22 / 23 October and 29 / 30 October 2016).
  3. Time restrictions: only valid on trains timed to depart after 0845 Mondays to Fridays. Valid at any time weekends and Bank Holidays.
  4. 2 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 Ranger - £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, Virgin East Coast, East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains, First TransPennine Express, Grand Central, London Midland, Merseyrail Electrics or Virgin Trains services.
  7. Affix two 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. Postcode details will be shared with Newsquest. If you opted in for marketing from Northern and Newsquest during registration, your details will be passed to Newsquest, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP10 9TY.