Bishop Auckland Railway Station
National Rail Travel Centre
Booking Line: 01388-661394
Monday - Saturday 0900-1215 & 1245-1600
Due to industrial action being taken by members of the RMT union, Northern services will be impacted on
Saturdays until the end of the year.
Northern will be operating a reduced service on these dates.
To view the revised timetables, go to www.northernrailway.co.uk/strike
We expect all trains operated to be extremely busy.
Customers with season tickets who decide not to travel due to the strike action, can claim compensation through the Delay Repay scheme.
To claim, please complete the delay repay form available:
- in paper form at Bishop Auckland Railway Station
- or online at https://delay.northernrailway.co.uk/
If you have already purchased a ticket, but decide not to travel, a refund can be claimed at the point of purchase.
To check your journey, go to www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 03457 484950.
Passengers can use their rail ticket on Arriva North East bus services to make the journey they would have by rail.
More information is available at:
- @northernassist on Twitter
- /northernassist on Facebook
- or 0800 200 6060 by phone
On strike days, Northern advise passengers to use journeycheck.com/northern for up-to-date train running information.
During Industrial Action, Bishop Trains will open at 07:50 and close at 16:15. Passengers who have any enquiries regarding tickets purchased at Bishop Trains should call our rail ticket booking line on 01388 661 394 (select option 1).