The Long Road festival competition T&Cs

Tuesday, 9 July 2024
  • This competition is operated by London Northwestern Railway, a brand of West Midlands Trains Limited with offices registered at 2nd Floor, St Andrews House, St Andrews Street, London, EC4A 3AG.
  • Acceptance of these terms and conditions is a condition of entry to the competition. By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions London Northwestern Railway may, at its sole discretion, exclude you from participating in the competition, to withdraw the prize or to require you to return the prize if already received.
  • London Northwestern Railway reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the competition.
  • If a provision of these terms and conditions is or becomes invalid or unenforceable, that part shall not affect the validity of the other provisions in these terms and conditions and shall be severed from those provisions.
  • These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Data protection and publicity

  • By entering the competition, you agree that any personal data supplied to London Northwestern Railway in connection with the competition (including your name, image and contact details) may be used by London Northwestern Railway, its partners and/or any third-party suppliers (as applicable) in connection with the administration of the competition only. Please review London Northwestern Railway’s Privacy Policy for more information on how London Northwestern Railway may use your personal data.
  • In accordance with the Advertising Standards Agency guidelines, London Northwestern Railway are required to publish the name and county of residence of the winner. By entering the competition, you consent to the publication of this information.


  • All competition entries and any accompanying material submitted to London Northwestern Railway will become the property of London Northwestern Railway on receipt and will not be returned. Photos submitted as part of social competitions may be used in marketing collateral such as emails, on our website or on our social media channels.
  • You agree that London Northwestern Railway may make your entry and accompanying materials available on its website and any other social media platform in connection with any publicity of the competition.
  • You agree to grant London Northwestern Railway a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights, in the competition entry and any accompanying materials, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the competition entry and any accompanying materials for such purposes.
  • Where your entry and accompanying materials contain your personal data, or the personal data of others, your/their consent to use this information can be withdrawn at any time by emailing [email protected]

Limitation of liability

Insofar as is permitted by law, London Northwestern Railway, its agents, and distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of London Northwestern Railway, its agents and/or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

  • The competition will close at midnight on Wednesday 31st July 2024.

  • All competition entries must be received by West Midlands Railway by no later than midnight on Wednesday 31st July 2024. All competition entries received after that time will not be accepted.

  • To enter you must comment the competition post at a chosen platform (Facebook or Instagram).

  • Only one entry per person. Duplicate entries will not be counted.

  • The winner will be chosen at random, one for each platform.

  • No purchase is necessary.
  • The competition is open to residents in the UK aged 18 years or over, except employees of Abellio Transport Holdings (the UK parent company of West Midlands Trains and its subsidiary businesses), their families, agents or any third party directly associated with administration of the competition.
  • By entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. London Northwestern Railway may require you to provide proof of your identity and that you are eligible to enter the competition – you agree to cooperate with such enquiries.
  • By entering the competition, you confirm that your entry form and any accompanying materials and submissions:
    • do not contain any material which is defamatory of any person or which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
    • do not promote sexually explicit material, violence or any illegal activity.
    • do not promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
    • do not infringe any rights of any other person.
    • are not likely to deceive any person.
    • are not made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
    • are not threatening, abusive or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
    • are not likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
    • are not used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
    • do not give the impression that they emanate from London Northwestern Railway, if this is not the case; do not advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright or trademark infringement or computer misuse.
  • London Northwestern Railway reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the competition or if (in London Northwestern's Railway opinion) you are in breach of these terms and conditions.
  • London Northwestern Railway reserves the right to contact the relevant authorities to report any inappropriate content you submit in connection with the competition or otherwise.
  • The Long Road reserves the right to refuse awarding the prize.

  • London Northwestern Railway will notify the winner by responding to their comment by Monday 5th August 2024.

  • The winner will be asked to send a private message to London Northwestern’s Railway inbox to claim their prize by providing their details within 3 days of the Promoter sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse, and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.

  • The decision of London Northwestern Railway is final, and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

  • London Northwestern Railway will draw 1 winner per each platform (Facebook & Instagram).

  • Each winner will receive x4 VIP tickets (with a choice of camping or no camping) to The Long Road festival. Tickets allow entry across the full duration of the event: Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August.

  • The prize includes daily train travel tickets valid on all London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway services on a chosen day.

  • The prize included shuttle bus transport between Rugby train station and the festival.

  • Any costs incurred in addition to the prize listed above are at winner’s own expense.

  • The prize is non-transferrable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute an alternative prize of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.

  • Following the winner getting in touch with London Northwestern Railway via private message, London Northwestern Railway will confirm how to collect the partner prize.

  • London Northwestern Railway offers the prize in association with The Long Road. Such partners have their own terms and conditions which apply to the prize.

  • London Northwestern Railway is not responsible for any loss, claim or expense arising from a partner offer.

  • When the prize is tickets provided by London Northwestern Railway London Northwestern Railway is not responsible for any loss, claim or expense arising from travel. All travel tickets are offered under the National Rail Conditions of Carriage.

  • To obtain details of the winner please email [email protected] stating the name of the competition in the subject heading 4 weeks after the closing date.

  • Once the winner has contacted London Northwestern Railway via a private message on the channel of entry, London Northwestern Railway will provide instructions for redeeming the prize.

  • The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf without first providing London Northwestern Railway with your prior written consent.

  • London Northwestern Railway does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to take up the prize.

To contact London Northwestern Railway or to de-register and withdraw from the competition please email [email protected] .