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Booking Line: 01388-661394

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Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm


The Weardale Adventurer

Book online anytime or call the booking line on 01388-661394 (select option 2) 9am to 4pm Monday to Saturday

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Evening "beer train" Saturday 18th August 2018


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Premium Class:- Adult £25 (includes bottle of beer on both outward & return journeys)

Standard Class:- Adult £20 (includes bottle of beer on both outward & return journeys)

Sorry - no concessionary fares.

On-train bar, Street Food & trailer bar at Stanhope not included in ticket price.



1730 from Bishop Auckland West station arriving Stanhope at 1825

Free time to enjoy the Street Food vendors and Caps Off mobile bar

2000 return train departs Stanhope arriving back at Bishop Auckland West 2055

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

Join Bishop Trains and Caps Off on our special locomotive hauled train for a gentle journey through the Wear Valley and enjoy the stunning Weardale scenery from your reserved First Class seat.


Your ticket price includes a bottle of beer on both the outward and return journey. There will be an on-train mobile bar selling beer at your seat (not included in ticket price).


Our destination is Stanhope station where you can purchase freshly prepared food from selected quality "street food" vendors and of course the Caps Off trailer bar will be open!


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 and/or Caps Off Bottle Shop 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 event 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

Adults only

Price includes a drink on the outward & return journeys

Street Food and Caps Off trailer bar at Stanhope station

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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ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED FOR PREMIUM CLASS - please ring us on 01388-661394 to book any of the remaining few seats.


THIS TRAIN IS NEARLY FULL! We only have 4 seats left in Premium Class (4 x single seats).  


JUST ADDED - We have a small number of Standard Class seating available at £20 per seat - book at before they all go!