‘Rover and out’ and about

East Midlands Day Ranger

Bounded by Derby-Tamworth-Nuneaton-Leicester-Peterborough-Grantham-Nottingham-Derby, plus Nottingham-Lincoln/Worksop/Alfreton and Derby-Matlock/Crewe via Stoke-on-Trent. From 0900. Valid on East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry, London Midland and Northern only.

1 day - A: £37.40; R: £24.70; C: £18.70.


Lincolnshire Day Ranger

Lincoln-Doncaster/Cleethorpes/Skegness/Spalding/Nottingham, plus Spalding-Peterborough-Grantham/Stamford and Sleaford-Nottingham. Valid on East Midlands Trains and Northern only. From 0900. NOT valid on Saturdays in July and August.

1 day - A: £28.30; R: £18.70; C: £14.15.


Coast & Peaks Rover

Bounded by Matlock-Stoke-Stone-Rugeley-Stafford-Crewe-Shrewsbury-Neston-Birkenhead-Kirkby-Wigan-Atherton-Manchester Piccadilly-Guide Bridge-Marple-Sheffield, plus Salford Crescent-Manchester Victoria, Guide Bridge-Hadfield/Glossop, Rugeley-Tamworth, Shrewsbury-Telford Central, the New Brighton and West Kirby branches and Shotton-Holyhead plus the Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog branches. NOT valid Sheffield-Belper. From 0845.

Any 4 days in 8 - A: £74; R (inc Family & Friends and Forces): £48.85; C: £37.


Heart of England Rover

Bounded by Chester-Ruabon-Shrewsbury-Hereford-Worcester-Oxford-Leamington Spa-Coventry-Rugby-Nuneaton-Leicester-Nottingham-Derby-Alsager-Chester, plus Worcester Shrub Hill/Bromsgrove-Gloucester, Rugby-Northampton, and Derby-Matlock. From 0900.

Any 3 days in 7 - A: £83.20; C/R: £54.90.

7 days - A: £108; C/R: £71.30.


Derbyshire Wayfarer Ranger

This is a scratch-off day ticket purchased at Bus Travel Offices (Derbyshire only), TICs and some libraries or from Derbyshire CC (credit card orders on 01629 536738). Also as a day-of-travel ticket from main line stations.

Uttoxeter/Burton on Trent/Long Eaton-Sheffield-New Mills Central, plus New Mills Newtown-Buxton, Chesterfield-Langley Mill, Belper-Matlock and Shirebrook-Whitwell. Includes travel at any time on bus services in Derbyshire with extensions to Sheffield and other counties, but it is not accepted on High Peak buses on ‘Transpeak’ (except on Sundays and on the 2015 from Buxton and the 2150 from Derby), 199 (except between Newtown/New Mills and Buxton on Sundays), 61 (except on Sundays and a few Mon-Sat journeys), 65, 69/69A and 185/186. From 0900 (any time on buses).

1 day - A: £12.60 (one child or dog goes free); C and Senior Citizen (no railcard required): £6.30; Family (up to 2 adults + 3 children, but children not necessary): £23.

Also available, from Nottingham and Beeston stations only, is a version that includes Nottingham to Long Eaton and Langley Mill (train only) for £17.30; C and Senior Citizen (no railcard required): £8.65.


West Midlands Day Ranger

Birmingham-Northampton/Nuneaton/Tamworth/Lichfield Trent Valley/Rugeley Trent Valley/Crewe/Gobowen/Hereford/Stratford-upon-Avon/Leamington Spa. Also includes Coventry-Stoke-on-Trent via Tamworth, Stoke-on-Trent-Crewe, Stourbridge Junction-Town, Barnt Green-Redditch, Coventry-Nuneaton, Wolverhampton-Walsall and Wilmcote-Hatton. From 0900.

1 day: A: £25.60; R: £16.90; C: £12.80; Family (up to 2 adults + 4 children): £51.20.



Anglia Plus

Bounded by Felixstowe, Ipswich, Cambridge, Ely, Thetford, Sheringham and the North Sea Coast. Includes local buses from Bury St Edmunds, Great Yarmouth, Ipswich and Norwich stations to anywhere within the town boundaries. From 0845, though valid on some earlier services such as the 0821 Norwich-Sheringham.

Note especially that while discounts are shown for Gold Card holders, these do not apply to Network Railcards as Anglia Plus is outside the Network Railcard area.

1 day - A: £18.50; R (inc Gold Card): £12.20; unaccompanied C: £9.25; up to 4 accompanied C per adult: £2. 

Any 3 days in 7 - A: £37; R (inc Gold Card): £24.40; unaccompanied C: £18.50; up to 4 accompanied C per adult: £2. 

The following versions have no time restriction (but require a photocard): 

Standard Class: 7 days - A: £115.10; C: £57.55. 1 month - A: £442; C: £221. Annual - A: £4,604; C: £2,302. 

First Class: 7 days - A: £184.40; C: £92.20. 1 month - A: £708.10; C: £354.05. Annual - A: £7,376; C: £3,688.

There are smaller versions called Anglia Plus (Norfolk), Anglia Plus (Suffolk) and Anglia Plus (Cambridge) for a minimum of 7 days (A: Standard Class £50.90 each; First Class £81.40), then pairs of adjoining counties (A: Standard Class £86.70; First Class £138.80). These also require a photocard.


Bittern Line Day Ranger

Norwich-Sheringham. Also available on Stagecoach CoastHopper bus services. From 0815.

1 day - A: £9; Senior Citizen (no railcard required): £6; C: £4.50; Family (up to 2 adults + 2 children): £20.

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  • Graham Lund. - 09/12/2021 13:44

    Glasgow-Barrhead electrification needs to extend to Kilmarnock at least. We need to reinstate the Neilston-Uplawmoor line and electrify through to Kilmarnock. The Caldwell halt remains redundant. The line south of Ayr needs further development to compete with the grandiose A77. We fully deserve the Glasgow Crossrail scheme, the city's sore thumb also Glasgow/ Edinburgh-Aberdeen-Inverness through trains to compete full on with roads.

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