Bishop Auckland Railway Station

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Ticket Sales Line: 01388-661394

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Monday - Saturday 09:00-12:15 & 12:45-16:00

Opening Hours


Monday-Saturday 06:45-12:15 then 12:45-16:15



Phone lines (ticket sales only) open Mon-Sat 09:00-12:15 then 12:45-16:00

If your call is not answered leave a message and we will call you back.


Welcome to

Bishop Trains








Where to Find Us

Bishop Trains

Railway Station

Bob Hardisty Drive

Bishop Auckland

Co. Durham

DL14 7TL


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Travel Bulletin

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Fish & Chip Special

Special Trains

Saturday 14th September 2019

Fish, chips & mushy peas served to your first class, reserved seat onboard a beautiful heritage train from Bishop Auckland to Stanhope.

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Latest Products & Services


Afternoon Tea & Cream Tea Trains

Engineering Work

Buses will replace trains between Darlington & Middlesbrough on

Sunday 24 February

Saturday 9 March

Sunday 10 March

Saturday 23 March

Sunday 24 March

For more information, CLICK HERE.



RMT Industrial Action - SUSPENDED

Northern services will not be affected by strike action.

Please note that due to the complexities of reinstating the normal timetable the revised strike day timetable is in place for Saturday 16 February will still operate.

To view this timetable, visit



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The Weardale Adventurer

Evening Beer & Gin Train

to Stanhope

Bookings now open for

Saturday 18 May 2019, Saturday 15 June 2019

& Saturday 17 August 2019

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From 18th March, Northern Rail's penalty fare scheme is being extended to include the Bishop Line.

From this date, a penalty fare will apply if you board a train without a valid rail ticket.

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Evening Easter Train

Easter Saturday 20th April 2019

Enjoy a lunch box (included in ticket price) and an Easter egg for every child delivered by the Easter Bunny while travelling in your first class reserved seat through the stunning Weardale countryside

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