Autumn savings for rail customers

07 Oct 2011

saleA local train company is reducing the cost of nearly 1.5million tickets as it launches its autumn online sale.

First TransPennine Express (FTPE) already offers savings of up to 50% on train travel and for one week only a further 25% can be saved.

From Monday 10th October to Sunday 16th October customers can book their tickets via

These special offers are available across the FTPE network and are valid for travel from Tuesday 11th October through to Sunday 18th December 2011.

The discounted tickets are also available on FTPE's Connections ticket which enables passengers to use one ticket to travel with FTPE and connect onto other rail operators' services across the North of England and into Scotland.

With the recent downgrading of the U.K.'s economic growth, FTPE's online sale represents great value with passengers able to take advantage of travel opportunities to fantastic locations across the north of England and into Scotland.

These include destinations further a field with the discount available on the Airport Advance tickets connecting customers with both Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon (via Liverpool South Parkway) airports.

Leo Goodwin, Commercial Director, said: "This offer is a fantastic opportunity for passengers to get hold of even greater value fares and travel to some amazing destinations.  The best priced advance fares are available on a first-come, first-served basis so people are advised to book early to get hold of some of the best offers."

The autumn sale tickets are available for travel in First Class and Standard Class and must be booked via the website, where no booking fee is applicable.



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