*Updated: check if you’ve won!* Train ticket giveaway: explore the North East!

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This competition is now closed – and the winner selected at random is Lindsey Clark! Please get in touch to claim your free train tickets. 


NationalRail.com is excited to announce another giveaway – and this time we’re taking you on the train for free!

Our stationmaster is giving away a FREE, First-Class, round-trip train ticket from London to Darlington, valued at about £166 – and all you need to do is subscribe to our mailing list to enter for a chance to win!

The ticket, booked for 19 July 2017, is for a first class return from London Kings Cross Station to Darlington in North East England.

 The ticket details are as follows:

 - Free First Class return train tickets!

 - 15:30 London Kings Cross (KGX) – 18:07 Darlington (DAR)

 - 21:47 Darlington (DAR) – 01:03 London Kings Cross (KGX)

 - Virigin Trains East Coast meal service on both journeys

Stationmaster Alex Nelson will also be happy to arrange a free local tour to the lucky winner, if desired!

This is an amazing opportunity for a trip to the North East of England for someone who’s never been. Find out about the beautiful Darlington train station and get some ideas about what to see while you’re in Darlo on our travel blog.

If you’re free for a free train ticket, simply subscribe to our email newsletter to put your name in the prize draw (and to receive regular updates on travel deals and advice!)

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Ts and Cs: We will contact the prize winner via email on Friday 14 July. The winner of the train tickets will not be able to change the date or destination of the train tickets, and NationalRail.com will not provide any cash alternatives if you cannot make the journey.