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.
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access
Weardale Railway Trust Ltd
Stanhope Station Stanhope Bishop Auckland Co. Durham DL13 2YS
25 Mar. Easter weekend. 7 Apr-Oct Sat-Sun & BHol. Also Wed 4, 11 Apr, 30 May, Jul-Aug.
By Rail: Bishop Auckland / 22 miles