Northern flash sale- 10p advance tickets

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bspahh

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I'm unable to find any 10p tickets (can anybody help?), need to have a proper look later.
see https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/sale
I bought a return for Leeds to Settle and Carlisle for 20p. If I search on Monday 9th September similar tickets are available on the 09:17 from Leeds that gets to Carlisle at 12:01. Then there is a return from 14:50 that gets back at 17:39.

I think the journey will need to be only on Northern trains.
 

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thanks, I've put dates in for September, the 10ps are showing now.
edit- just read: between September 1 and September 30 only
 

bspahh

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You can also get a 10p fare from Nottingham to Carlisle, which is ~ 6 hours! However, I couldn't spot one that would allow a day trip. I don't like the idea of missing a train, and ending up having to buy a ticket at walk on prices for a long journey. As the saying goes ... Keep It Simple Stupid
 

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Hmm, Redcar Central to Carlisle and back on Sunday 8th September for me and the lad for 30p. Decisions.

Decision made. :lol:

You saved £78.60 with Northern compared to buying your ticket at the station on the day of departure

Journey 1: Redcar Central to Carlisle (£0.15)

1 Adult(s) Full Fare @ £0.10
£0.10

1 Child(ren) Full Fare @ £0.05
£0.05



Journey 2: Carlisle to Redcar Central (£0.15)

1 Adult(s) Full Fare @ £0.10
£0.10
1 Child(ren) Full Fare @ £0.05
£0.05

Total booking cost £0.30
 
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Saperstein

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Thanks.

I bought a Liverpool Lime Street to Preston return (issued as 2 singles) for 20p.

Collected them from one of the Virgin machines at Lime Street (Northern machine was in use and a q).

Tickets printed ok but it says only valid with reservations. The reservations did print but are unreadable.

Where do I stand (yes I know it’s only 20p but if I can’t rebook?).

Saperstein.
 
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I bought a Liverpool Lime Street to Preston return (issued as 2 singles) for 20p.

Collected them from one of the Virgin machines at Lime Street (Northern machine was in use and a q).

Tickets printed ok but it says only valid with reservations. The reservations did print but are unreadable.

Where do I stand (yes I know it’s only 20p but if I can’t rebook?).

Saperstein.
Show them to the ticket office and see what they advise. I suspect it will be to just travel with them as is.
 

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Which VT TVM a Lime Street did you use? I have heard of this being a problem before with one of the TVMs printing things and them hardly being readable.
 

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Thanks.

I bought a Liverpool Lime Street to Preston return (issued as 2 singles) for 20p.

Collected them from one of the Virgin machines at Lime Street (Northern machine was in use and a q).

Tickets printed ok but it says only valid with reservations. The reservations did print but are unreadable.

Where do I stand (yes I know it’s only 20p but if I can’t rebook?).

Saperstein.
I'd suggest having the booking confirmation available, ie printed out or on your phone, for peace of mind.
 

Muenchener

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I'm unable to find any 10p tickets (can anybody help?), need to have a proper look later.
see https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/sale
They're still out there but much depends what options your local stn on the list has. My local stn is not even on the list so I did a dummy run from PRE. Many had gone but if you choose one of the less popular destinations i would guess you can still get them. My comment is that I don't seem to be able to buy for a group; the buy option was only for one adult...
 

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This is great. I've just booked my entire scout troop on to do Leeds to York for a weekend for a fiver. It cost me more for the extra adult I needed when the flash tickets were sold out.

Happy days a walk round the walls and then the national rail museum beckons !
 

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Day trips booked for Leeds - Blackpool and Leeds - Chester 40p total it'll cost them more than that too print the ticket and post it. Must be really desperate on some routes too get people using them.
 

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I wonder if Northern are using this offer to entice passengers back to the railway by introducing them to their new trains?
Quite possibly.

Though to be honest, there's some who wouldn't travel with Northern again even if you paid them!
 

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I'm assuming I can buy a 10p ticket for use on the 30/09/19?
Hopefully by the 30th of September Northern's £10 newspaper offer will be on again. Their 10p offer is a generous and gratefully received, but I love the freedom of the Northern Network for a tenner. It's the only time I get out for a day out on a train when their offer is on. Fingers crossed.
 

Mitchell Hurd

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Well. I've made history! Getting to and from a train station for the cheapest ticket price - 20p.

10:18 from Leeds to Lancaster arriving 12:10 (10p).
14:47 from Leeds to Lancaster arriving 16:39 (10p).

Both for the 30/09/19. I think this is the one occasion where I'm happy for literally any of Northerns DMU's to turn up on both - as long as they run and the trains themselves perform well I don't care :)!
 

johntea

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In terms of how much it'll cost Northern...it's actually probably a very cheap marketing campaign for them!
 

jtuk

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I wonder if Northern are using this offer to entice passengers back to the railway by introducing them to their new trains?
I've booked Manchester to Sheffield return for 20p, I'd love to see what new train they run on that one
 

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