Where can I use my Smartcard?

Smartcards are being rolled out across the Northern networking during 2019. When smartcards become available at your station you will be offered one instead of a paper ticket.

Which services can I use my Smartcard on?

You can use your smart card on any valid route that you have purchased and loaded a season ticket for.

Can more than one person travel using the same Smartcard?

No.  The ticket loaded on the card comes under the same regulations as paper tickets.  Tickets are not transferrable.

How will my Smart Card be inspected during the journey?

The conductor can scan your card to check it holds a valid ticket for the journey.

Can I get off somewhere, then catch a later train to complete my journey using my Smartcard?

No. Break of Journey is not available on Smart at present.

Ticket usage – How will tickets be activated and validated?

Cards are valid for travel as soon as a ticket is loaded.