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Explore more with the Explorer 55 ticket, exclusively for over 55’s.

Leave the car at home and discover great days out with the freedom of rail when you buy an Explorer 55 for just £18.40. Explore some of the North’s most-loved shopping, tourism and leisure destinations and hop on and off as many times as you wish - the perfect day-trip accessory!

The Explorer 55 ticket allows you unlimited travel for one day in Northern’s Central and West regions. Download our map to find out where you can travel with this ticket. 

Ticket Details

Explorer 55 tickets are available to those aged 55 and over. Proof of age will be required at point of sale and when travelling using the tickets.

It allows a days unlimited travel across the North West of England (within Northern's West and Central regions).

Customers can hop on and off between stations in our Central and West regions, offering travel to and from some of Northern’s most-desired shopping and tourism hotspots. Including travel to/from Carlisle via the Cumbrian Coast and to/from Todmorden and Walsden.

Northern Explorer 55 West is a Day Ranger ticket available for anyone aged 55 or over. Proof of age at point of sale is required and must be available at time of travelling.

This ticket is valid for a day’s unlimited travel on Northern services only within the West and Central Regions of the Northern network, plus to / from Walsden, Todmorden & Carlisle – on trains timed to depart at or after 0930 Monday to Friday and at any time at the weekend or on a Bank Holiday. 

The product is available all year round and costs £18.40. No Railcard or child discounts are permitted. Normal refund conditions apply.

Tickets are available to buy now and you can purchase these from ticket offices and on board our trains. 

Tickets will soon be available to buy on our website and via Ticket Vending Machines.

Fares and conditions are correct at 3 March 2024 and are subject to change.

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