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 on participating dates, complete the correct on-line form, download and print 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. Depending on your home station, you can visit Leeds, Carlisle, Liverpool, Manchester, Southport, Sheffield and more with Northern.
Two 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 20 January - Sunday 22 March 2020.
Before deciding on your travel dates, please check for any planned engineering works that may affect your journey.
*Children 5-15 years inclusive
Frequently Asked Questions
Any changes to the ownership of the Northern franchise will have no impact on this current promotion. If you have collected two newspaper tokens, you will still be able to use these to purchase your special Northern Day Ranger fare of £10 per adult or £5 per child. Or a Weekend Rover fare for £17.50 per adult or £8.75 per child and travel on your chosen date(s) within the outlined travel period.
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.
The newspaper insertion dates are available to view at https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/newspaper-offer/351-participating-papers-reach-plc
Terms and Conditions
- Tickets available for sale from Monday 20 January - Sunday 22 March 2020. Tickets can be purchased up to three days in advance of travel.
- Travel is available from Monday 20 January - Sunday 22 March 2020. One day tickets are available every day for the duration of this offer. Weekend tickets are available each Saturday and Sunday between Saturday 25 January - Sunday 22 March 2020.
- Time restrictions: only valid on trains timed to depart after 0845 Mondays to Fridays. Valid at any time weekends and Bank Holidays.
- 2 tokens allow you to buy up to 4 Northern Day Ranger or 4 Weekend Rover tickets.
- 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.
- Valid on trains operated by Northern only. This offer is not valid for travel on Transport for Wales, Cross Country, LNER, East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains, First TransPennine Express, Grand Central, London Midland, Merseyrail Electrics or Virgin Trains services.
- 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.
- Completed 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.