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If you have general enquiries about the Weardale Railway you can:


The Weardale Railway Trust Ltd
(or Weardale Railways CIC)
Stanhope Station
Bishop Auckland
Co. Durham DL13 2YS


(01388) 526203


Company: (01388) 529286


Operating Company

Please note: At times when trains are not running, telephone calls may be recorded by voicemail, or by non-operational staff of Weardale Railways CIC. Emails are answered by volunteers and may not receive a same-day response.

Visitor Feedback
If you have visited our railway and would like to comment, good or bad, we would like to hear from you. 
Only by knowing what we do well, not so well, or not at all, can we improve the service to our customers.
Please email your Weardale experience to

Alternatively, if you have queries of a more specific nature you could contact:

Nature of Query Contact Name Email
This web site Frank Holmes
Magazine articles John Askwith
Trust Membership Frank Holmes
Volunteers Ruth Carroll
Archives John Askwith
Talks/Slide Shows John Askwith


If you want to be part of our future, please print an application form
and return it to Stanhope Station.

Click for application form


Other sources of information or interest.



Weardale Railway CIC
National Railway Museum, York
Locomotion - NRM at Shildon
Weardale Task Force
Iowa Pacific Holdings 
Dartmoor Railway
Dartmoor Railway Supporters Association
Durham County Council
Northumbria Tourist Board
Durham Dales Tourism
Weardale Visitor Network
North Pennines AONB Partnership
I Know North East visitor information
See Durham - County Durham visitor information
The Weardale Museum
"Communigate" local information service
Rail journey planner
Darlington Railway Centre & Museum
Friends of Darlington Railway Centre & Museum
Traintrail North East Heritage Railways
UK Heritage Railways
Rail Restorations North East
Wensleydale Railway
Wensleydale Railway Association
Tanfield Railway
Bowes Railway
Northern Steam
Steam Loco Simulator
A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
South Tyne Railway, Alston
Darlington Railway Preservation Society
Weardale Railway Loco Group
LNER G5 Locomotive Project
Class 37 Locomotive Group
Leyland National Group
Chauffeured Trike Tours
The Northern World War II Association
Low Bishopley Farm, Frosterley - B&B, self catering cottage.
Woodcroft Farm, Frosterley - B&B, self catering cottage.
Cromer House Barn self catering cottage, Frosterley.
Dale End Cottage, Hamsterley - B&B.
The Fossil Tree Bed & Breakfast, Stanhope.
Dowfold House B & B, Crook
Greenwell Farm holiday cottages, Tow Law
Valley View holiday cottage, Stocksfield
"Enjoy Bed & Breakfast" national B&B database



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