The Weardale Railway is situated in the western part of County Durham, UK. It leaves the national network at Bishop Auckland and runs west alongside the River Wear to Eastgate-in-Weardale, a distance of approximately 18.7 miles (30km). Passenger services currently operate daily on the section between Bishop Auckland and Stanhope.


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Currently we have reopened the section of line connecting Bishop Auckland, Wolsingham, Frosterley and Stanhope stations.

To reach us by road:

If you use SatNav you could use these postcodes:
Wolsingham Station  DL13 3BL      Frosterley Station  DL13 2SL      Stanhope Station  DL13 2YS
Bishop Auckland West Station  DL14 7AL

To reach us by public transport:
Northern Rail operate a service from Darlington as far as Bishop Auckland. See their full timetables here.
Weardale Motor Services operate buses service 101 between Wolsingham/Frosterley/Stanhope and Bishop Auckland station or Crook for connections to Durham.
Plan your journey here.


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