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Northern Rail 50% off all advance tickets book now-15 Jan for travel 20 Feb-20 March - INCLUDES RAILCARD DISCOUNT - lots of Leeds to Manchester/Manchester to Liverpool etc fares for £1 every day!
Northern Rail 50% off all advance tickets book now-15 Jan for travel 20 Feb-20 March - INCLUDES RAILCARD DISCOUNT - lots of Leeds to Manchester/Manchester to Liverpool etc fares for £1 every day!

Northern Rail 50% off all advance tickets book now-15 Jan for travel 20 Feb-20 March - INCLUDES RAILCARD DISCOUNT - lots of Leeds to Manchester/Manchester to Liverpool etc fares for £1 every day!

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e.g. Manchester to Leeds/Leeds to Manc £1 railcard, £1.50 no railcard

Liverpool to Manc, Manc to Liverpool all stations in between, same

many many journeys on Northern network but not all, journeys start from £1.

Absolutely incredible deal, just use code NORTH50 when booking, remember it's only for travel betweeen Feb 20 and March 20 and you must book by 15 Jan.

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Excellent deal - thanks for the heads up :-)

Great deal . Will have a good look at this in the morning . I feel a few day trips may be in the pipeline

wrap up warm if it's a night journey as northern rail let's there passengers freeze with no heating on.

excellent deal

I don't see Manchester to Leeds as one of the options under the list of advance station fares. Would you be able to screenshot this for me?

Good find

kkcc

I don't see Manchester to Leeds as one of the options under the list of … I don't see Manchester to Leeds as one of the options under the list of advance station fares. Would you be able to screenshot this for me?


If it's northern rail it.ll be the one via sowerby, todmordon, rochdale to Manchester Victoria, I can find tickets for £3 each way.
Last train of the day runs around 7pm and it's hourly, caught the train a few times, off peak its regular 241 travel

It's a long scenic train ride and perfect for take a push bike on



Edited by: "whatyadoinsucka" 26th Dec 2016

dunny06

wrap up warm if it's a night journey as northern rail let's there … wrap up warm if it's a night journey as northern rail let's there passengers freeze with no heating on.



​Really? The old pacers I commute on can't have the heating turned off as it's the radiator for the engine, which makes summer especially unbearable.

Just a quick note that you must catch the train you book or will be charged excess

whatyadoinsucka

If it's northern rail it.ll be the one via sowerby, todmordon, rochdale … If it's northern rail it.ll be the one via sowerby, todmordon, rochdale to Manchester Victoria, I can find tickets for £3 each way. Last train of the day runs around 7pm and it's hourly, caught the train a few times, off peak its regular 241 travelIt's a long scenic train ride and perfect for take a push bike on


Thanks for that! I can see the option now that I've selected Leeds instead of Manchester.

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whatyadoinsucka

If it's northern rail it.ll be the one via sowerby, todmordon, rochdale … If it's northern rail it.ll be the one via sowerby, todmordon, rochdale to Manchester Victoria, I can find tickets for £3 each way. Last train of the day runs around 7pm and it's hourly, caught the train a few times, off peak its regular 241 travelIt's a long scenic train ride and perfect for take a push bike on



Thanks for that, it is a lovely scenic ride. The last trains are actually about 11pm/midnight, certainly from Leeds to Manc, and think they'll be about that from Manc to Leeds. Anyone wanting a random town to visit, a bit quiter than a city, Halifax has the most stunning Victorian market hall, still in use, and other nice things to potter around, also an unusual modernist 1970-ish Halifax bank HQ, unusual town hall in Swedish style, and 2 good Wetherspoons.

boyaloud

Thanks for that, it is a lovely scenic ride. The last trains are … Thanks for that, it is a lovely scenic ride. The last trains are actually about 11pm/midnight, certainly from Leeds to Manc, and think they'll be about that from Manc to Leeds. Anyone wanting a random town to visit, a bit quiter than a city, Halifax has the most stunning Victorian market hall, still in use, and other nice things to potter around, also an unusual modernist 1970-ish Halifax bank HQ, unusual town hall in Swedish style, and 2 good Wetherspoons.


Yeah I think you are right, I've caught this route towards Leeds via that route and elland brighouse mirfield and I'm sure that finishes 720 from Manchester.
Another train takes the same route to sowerby and then Halifax and Bradford to Leeds that will be he later one
Edited by: "whatyadoinsucka" 26th Dec 2016

worst train operator ever!
every single train is late, overcrowded and as mentioned bloody pacers that should have been retired long long ago.
better off walking

Jarrvo

worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as … worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as mentioned bloody pacers that should have been retired long long ago.better off walking


completely agree ! its fair to say they treat customers like they treat their staff !! with absolute utter contempt . merry xmas . save yourself a few quid and buy a pint instead , i guarantee it will give you more pleasure

Jarrvo

worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as … worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as mentioned bloody pacers that should have been retired long long ago.better off walking



This isn't the case Northern are receiving a great many positive comments from customer surveys and a steady improvement of the service has been noted by passengers. Not every single train is late and should your train unfortunately be delayed you have the facility to make a claim for compensation, please see the northern website and the 'delay-repay' page. On some services due to popularity such as those used by commuters it can at times be full and standing however this might only be for a short period of the journey, a seat is not guaranteed only your safe carriage to your destination. Northern are making substantial investment in every aspect of the business to benefit customers as it is the customer who is at the heart of their business. I am a regular rail user and have found Northern so far to be a responsible and proper operator and welcome this incentive to encourage rail usage. Well done Northern

dunny06

wrap up warm if it's a night journey as northern rail let's there … wrap up warm if it's a night journey as northern rail let's there passengers freeze with no heating on.



That's not my experience. I have always found the trains to be of an acceptable level of comfort.

Bah why could this not be nation wide.. Heat for putting this up op, i'm sure it will be great for some people.

I rate northern I take my push bike up to hebden and todmordon and ride around the many moorland trails, and however filthy I've been on the way home they've been friendly and welcoming ;0)

CrossByNameCross

This isn't the case Northern are receiving a great many positive comments … This isn't the case Northern are receiving a great many positive comments from customer surveys and a steady improvement of the service has been noted by passengers. Not every single train is late and should your train unfortunately be delayed you have the facility to make a claim for compensation, please see the northern website and the 'delay-repay' page. On some services due to popularity such as those used by commuters it can at times be full and standing however this might only be for a short period of the journey, a seat is not guaranteed only your safe carriage to your destination. Northern are making substantial investment in every aspect of the business to benefit customers as it is the customer who is at the heart of their business. I am a regular rail user and have found Northern so far to be a responsible and proper operator and welcome this incentive to encourage rail usage. Well done Northern



​sounds like a company promotion to me!
I use northern rail every single day, my train is late 4 out of 5 days. usually a good 10 minutes.

where do you enter the discount code on checkout please?

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Jarrvo

worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as … worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as mentioned bloody pacers that should have been retired long long ago.better off walking



If you get train in middle of day Manchester to Leeds it's four carriages and intercity a 1990-ish intercity still I'm excellent condition very thick padded seats lots of nice toilets and hardly anyone on board

Also to Liverpool now all trains are newly refurbished electrics very nice
Edited by: "boyaloud" 26th Dec 2016

where could i put the code it seems that its blocked trying to travel from wolverhampton to huddersfield? any help would be appreciated

Original Poster

It's only for northern only and Wolverhampton isn't served by them

can i book manchester to huddersfield

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leslie_erlangga

can i book manchester to huddersfield



Not sure actually

leslie_erlangga

can i book manchester to huddersfield


doesn't seem that you can you have to go from Victoria for Huddersfield.

From someone who works there, don't ever travel Man Vic to/from huddersfield on the weekends. EVER!

Jarrvo

worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as … worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as mentioned bloody pacers that should have been retired long long ago.better off walking


Spoken like someone who doesn't have a clue what goes on, all it takes for one train to break down or encounter some kind of obstruction for it to mess a whole lot up. You'd be surprised how many little things train drivers and conductors encounter ... some things would be considered beggars belief.
Edited by: "aseddon130" 26th Dec 2016

xfield

​Really? The old pacers I commute on can't have the heating turned off as … ​Really? The old pacers I commute on can't have the heating turned off as it's the radiator for the engine, which makes summer especially unbearable.


I agree, ridiculously hot in the summer, but they were also freezing in the winter. Worst trains I have ever been on, they needed retiring long ago. They are the equivalent on the old clapped out double decker buses school kids have to get on, with the dodgy number plates that hide how old the bus actually is.

This is an amazingly brilliant deal!!

I've tried searching several journeys via this offer & keep getting Promotion code invalid.

Most likely the journeys you're searching include a portion of the journey which isn't serviced by Northern Rail on that particular leg at that time. Happened to us too.. Open the "information" icon and look at who is supplying each leg of the journey..

I've tried using this code and not using this code and it's the same price

boyaloud

If you get train in middle of day Manchester to Leeds it's four carriages … If you get train in middle of day Manchester to Leeds it's four carriages and intercity a 1990-ish intercity still I'm excellent condition very thick padded seats lots of nice toilets and hardly anyone on boardAlso to Liverpool now all trains are newly refurbished electrics very nice



Op, your train knowledge is AMAZING! How on earth do you know all this stuff?! Am thinking you traverse the entire country, travelling by train.

supersue

Most likely the journeys you're searching include a portion of the … Most likely the journeys you're searching include a portion of the journey which isn't serviced by Northern Rail on that particular leg at that time. Happened to us too.. Open the "information" icon and look at who is supplying each leg of the journey..



I've used Northern many times particularly Hull to Sheffield direct & on searching journeys on various dates I'm getting the invalid code message every time.

I think Northern have good customer service, and they keep alive local stations at least!

The thing that lets them down is sadly the trains. They're crap.

Is it possible to get Manchester (any station) to York and return cheaply?

TIA


Why should i have to understand the woes of the train operator?
I pay for a service which they are supposed to provide, the fact that they seem incapable or unwilling to do isnt my problem.......why should i put up with a 2nd rate service?

1) The route that I use on a daily basis is served only by the 25+ year old pacer style trains, they are slow, uncomfortable and poor quality.
2) They are always overcrowded, if im lucky i can get a seat maybe once a fortnight.. Often its only a 2 carriage train and people are left waiting at the station for the next train (30+ mins)... Its virtually impossible to get on the 8.14 train and as a result ive been forced to change my work hours and catch the 9.13am.
3) Trying to buy a ticket is becoming nigh on impossible!!
The ticket machine at the station is out of order 80% of the time (has been reported many times),
The ticket contractors handheld machine fails pretty much everyday, whether its battery or signal issues its always something (plus he knocks off at 8.40)
The train is often so overcrowded the conductor is unable to provide tickets to anyone as he cant leave his cab!
The mobile app is great...., i can purchase tickets at will... but they cant be scanned by the ticket gates in Leeds (yet!) so you have to find a friendly cs rep to let you through...maybe.
Last resort is to venture to the ticket office in Leeds station on arrival, where there is always a very, very long queue and if you are unfortunate enough to be 1 of the 50 or so they seem to pick out at random for a hefty fine for travelling without a ticket!
I tried a weekly/monthly pass but until recently they had to be renewed at the station because the conductor doesnt venture down the train and it couldnt be done online.
4) I can count the number of times the train has been 'on time' on one hand.

This is why people either avoid using public transport or are fed up with the high costs and poor quality of service


leslie_erlangga

can i book manchester to huddersfield

Jarrvo

worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as … worst train operator ever!every single train is late, overcrowded and as mentioned bloody pacers that should have been retired long long ago.better off walking



Edited by: "Jarrvo" 3rd Jan
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