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Weardale Railway

Crossing the River Wear at Broadwood
Crossing the River Wear at Broadwood
No. 40 arrives in Stanhope Station
No. 40 arrives in Stanhope Station
Class 141 DMU waits in Stanhope Station
Class 141 DMU waits in Stanhope Station

An 18 mile heritage line which runs from a connection with the main railway network at Bishop Auckland in County Durham to Eastgate in the Weardale Area of Outstanding Beauty. At the moment a seasonal service of heritage passenger trains is operated by a heritage DMU over the 11 mile section between Stanhope and Witton le Wear.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Operator

Weardale Railway Trust Ltd

Address

Stanhope Station Stanhope Bishop Auckland Co. Durham DL13 2YS

  • 01388 526 203
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Open days

25 Mar. Easter weekend. 7 Apr-Oct Sat-Sun & BHol. Also Wed 4, 11 Apr, 30 May, Jul-Aug.

Travel

By Rail: Bishop Auckland / 22 miles

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