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

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 Celebrate Father's Day at the Weardale Railway

Make your ticket selections below, once selected the ticket type will appear in the basket where you can increase the number of tickets required and also select "continue shopping" to return to this page and add addtional ticket types.

 Online Booking       Pay by credit,debit card or Paypal

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Book by phone       Pay by credit or debit card

Book in person       Pay by credit,debit card or cash

Call 01388-661394 (select option 3)


Lines open Monday - Saturday 09:00-12:15 & 12:45-16:00 (if your call is unanswered, please leave a message and we will ring you back)

At  Bishop Trains, Railway Station, Bishop Auckland Railway Station


Open Monday - Saturday 06:50 - 12:15 & 12:45 - 16:15

Bring dad on his special day for a gentle journey down the scenic Wear Valley in a luxurious first class railway coach while enjoying a sumptuous Gentleman's afternoon tea, consisting of sweet and savory snacks plus tea or coffee served at your reserved seat.  As a special treat, dad also receives a bottle of beer to enjoy on the trip!


Your journey will commence at the market town of Stanhope with one of the highlights being a stop on top of the Etherley Viaduct which is more than 100 feet high and from which you will be able to take in outstanding views of the surrounding scenery. Your journey will take two hours and during it you will see parts of the valley that are full of wildlife and natural beauty.


Your ticket price includes the two-hour rail trip in first class, an afternoon tea with unlimited hot drinks and your guaranteed seat reservation, plus a beer for dad.


Ticket Prices:-

Adults £35  Children £30

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Train departs Stanhope station at 13:45 arriving back at 16:00

   SUNDAY 16TH JUNE 2019




Terms & Conditions

Tickets are non-refundable within 10 days of date of travel, changes may be made subject to availability.


All refunds and changes are subject to a £5 administration fee.


Tickets are only valid on the time & date of service indicated on the ticket.


Whilst every effort is made to maintain advertised services, Weardale Railway CIC reserves the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train without notice and accepts no liability for loss, inconvenience or delay thereby caused.


Purchase of a ticket constitutes acceptence of these terms and conditions.



Ticket Collection 

When booking online, or by phone, you will be provided with a booking reference.  Your ticket will be available for collection at Stanhope station ticket office on the day of travel, prior to boarding the train. The Ticket Office will open 60 minutes before the departure of your train.