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Ticket Sales Line: 01388-661394

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Mon - Sat 09:00-12:15 & 12:45-16:00 / Bank Hols 09:00-12:00

Fish & Chip Special

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Join Bishop Trains on our special evening excursion train for a delightful journey through the Wear Valley and enjoy the stunning Weardale scenery from your reserved First Class seat.


Your ticket price includes a fish and chips supper served at your seat upon arrival at Stanhope. Time is allowed for you to stretch your legs and explore before our return journey back to Bishop Auckland.

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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 and/or Bishop Trains reserve the right to cancel, alter or suspend any advertised service without notice and accepts no liability for loss, inconvenience or delay thereby caused.


If the excursion is cancelled then a full refund will be paid.


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



Ticket Collection


Tickets will be sent by post to the address provided at booking around 10 days before the excursion.


Within 7 days of travel your ticket will be available for collection at Bishop Auckland station ticket office either in advance or on the day of travel, prior to boarding the train.  

- From Bishop Auckland

- First Class reserved seating

- Leisurely evening excursion through delightful Weardale countryside

- Price includes fish, chips & mushy peas served at your seat.

Make your ticket selection below, once selected the ticket type will appear in the secure Paypal basket where you can increase the number of tickets required

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Adult Tickets

Child - First Class £20

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Fish & Chip Special

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Book online anytime or call the booking line on 01388-661394 (select option 2) 09:00-12:15 & 12:45-16:00 Mon-Sat


(all First Class Seating)


£27 Adult

£20 Child (aged 5-15 inclusive or under 5 requiring a meal & reserved seat)


Children under 5 travel for free but do not receive a meal or reserved seat.

Price includes first class reserved seat, fish & chips with mushy peas plus tea, coffee or soft drink.

Sorry - no concessionary fares.



17:45 from Bishop Auckland West station arriving Stanhope at 18:35

Meal served at your seat upon arrival

Return train departs Stanhope at 20:00 arriving back at Bishop Auckland West 20:55


Booked passengers will be contacted in advance of the excursion to confirm their food & drinks order.

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Saturday 15th August 2020