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Restriction Code

Some tickets may require you to travel at specific times of the day, days of the week or on a specific route. Our Journey Planner takes ticket restrictions into account with the selection that you have made and will only have shown tickets that are valid for the selected trains.

Restrictions

Applicable Days

Monday to Friday

Mondays to Fridays

Outward Travel

Not valid on trains timed to depart after 04:29 and before 09:15 or after 16:00 and before 18:00.

The restriction after 16:00 and before 18:00 includes any connecting train departing during this period (or re-commencing your journey following a break of journey) within the following areas:

  • Transport for Greater Manchester area plus Alderley Edge, Birchwood, Burscough Bridge, Disley,  Dove Holes, Handforth, Hoscar, New Mills Central, New Mills Newtown, Padgate, Parbold, Styal, Warrington Bank Quay, Warrington Central, and Wilmslow;

  • Travel South Yorkshire area plus, Darton, Denby Dale, Moorthorpe and South Elmsall;

  • West Yorkshire Metro area plus Cononley, Harrogate,  Hornbeam Park, Knaresborough, Pannal, Skipton, Starbeck and Weeton.

Valid trains can also be checked using the journey planner at www.nationalrail.co.uk  

Further information including maps of the restricted areas can be found on the Northern website.

Return Travel

Not valid on trains timed to depart after 04:29 and before 09:15 or after 16:00 and before 18:00.

The restriction after 16:00 and before 18:00 includes any connecting train departing during this period (or re-commencing your journey following a break of journey) within the following areas:

  • Transport for Greater Manchester area plus Alderley Edge, Birchwood, Burscough Bridge, Disley,  Dove Holes, Handforth, Hoscar, New Mills Central, New Mills Newtown, Padgate, Parbold, Styal, Warrington Bank Quay, Warrington Central, and Wilmslow;

  • Travel South Yorkshire area plus, Darton, Denby Dale, Moorthorpe and South Elmsall;

  • West Yorkshire Metro area plus Cononley, Harrogate,  Hornbeam Park, Knaresborough, Pannal, Skipton, Starbeck and Weeton.

Valid trains can also be checked using the journey planner at www.nationalrail.co.uk  

Further information including maps of the restricted areas can be found on the Northern website.