Campaign to End Loneliness ‘Train Conversations’ Giveaway

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We’ve got 5 pairs of TransPennine Express tickets to giveaway plus 5 copies of a great book ‘‘Lonely Less by Gill Hasson’, and all you need to do is tell us about your train conversations.

You never know who you might get talking to while you’re waiting for a train or travelling on your journey. Saying hello to someone can start the most interesting conversation. Tell us about your train conversations with someone you didn’t know to enter our prize draw. Was it funny, sad, bizarre, have you helped someone, made a new friend, did you find love?

We have introduced ‘chatty benches’ in our stations as part of our partnership with the Campaign to End Loneliness. Encouraging people to say hello and have a chat creates a moment of connection which can have a huge impact in alleviating loneliness.

To enter, reply to our giveaway post on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook with a brief summary of your train chat, follow and tag a friend.

Terms and conditions
These Terms and Conditions govern the Campaign to End Loneliness ‘Train Conversations’ Free Giveaway. The giveaway is promoted by First TransPennine Express Limited of 7th Floor, Bridgewater House, 60 Whitworth Street, Manchester, M1 6LT.

  • Entry to the free giveaway is by 1) telling us about a conversation you had with someone you didn’t know on our trains, 2)  following the tpexpresstrains Instagram page and, 3) tagging a friend on the giveaway post, before the closing date.
  • First TransPennine Express Limited accept no liability for lost, uncomplete or illegible entries
  • Entry into the giveaway is deemed to be acceptance of these terms and conditions
  • Entry to the free giveaway is by 1) telling us about a conversation you had with someone you didn’t know on our trains, on a giveaway post, 2) following tpexpresstrains on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and, 3) tagging a friend on a giveaway post, before the closing date
  • The competition commences on 14th October 2021 and concludes at 23:59 on 24th October 2021.
  • There are 5 (five) prizes in total consisting of 
  • 5 (five) winners will be chosen at random after the closing date and will be notified by Instagram direct message within 5 (five) days of the closing date. Each winner will be asked to provide address details when they are contacted in order to claim their prize
  • The winners must claim their prize within 5 (five) days of First TransPennine Express Limited sending notification. If a prize is unclaimed after this time it will lapse and First TransPennine Express Limited will redraw the prize until a contactable winner has been located and all prizes are claimed
  • The prizes must be accepted as offered and are not transferable or for resale. There is no cash alternative
  • Only one entry per person is permitted
  • The winners will be selected by random draw at the offices of the promoter
  • Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value should circumstances make this necessary
  • The promoter's decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into
  • The promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of the prizes. To the extent permitted by law, the promoter is not liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including, but not limited to, direct or consequential loss) in connection with entry into the giveaway or acceptance of the prize
  • This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter


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