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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


Cheese & Wine Special

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

12:45-16:00 Mon-Sat

Saturday 20th July 2019


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Prices (all First Class Seating):-  

Adult £27

Sorry kids - adults only! (but don't forget to ask mam and dad to book you on Santa's special train to Edinburgh instead)


Provisional Times:-

1745 from Bishop Auckland West station arriving Stanhope at 1835

1930 return train departs Stanhope arriving back at Bishop Auckland West 2025

Please be at Bishop Auckland West station 15 minutes before departure.

Exact times will be provided with your tickets.

Join Bishop Trains, Caps Off and Weardale Cheese on the first ever Cheese & Wine Special train from Bishop Auckland.


There's no denying cheese and wine are a match made in heaven, add beautiful countryside and you have delightful evening to share with friends.


Our special train will take you on a gentle journey through the Wear Valley allowing you to enjoy the stunning Weardale scenery from your reserved First Class seat.


Your ticket price includes a selection of amazing Weardale cheeses accompanied by a wine choice.


Our destination is Stanhope station where we will have a short break before our return journey to Bishop Auckland.


Seats are strictly limited in number so early booking is advisable.

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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.


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.  


First Class reserved seating


Price includes cheese & wine selection

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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