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Bishop Auckland Railway Station

Rail Travel Centre

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Bishop Auckland

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Booking Line: 01388-661394

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Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm

In person

At our Travel Centre at Bishop Auckland Railway Station

Monday - Saturday 0900 - 1600


By phone

Call the Excursions by Rail Reservations Team on 01388-661394 (option 2)

Monday - Saturday 0900 - 1600

Outside of our normal opening hours, or if your call is not answered, please leave a message on answerphone and we will ring you back.



By using the online web booking form for the tour.

How to Book    


Optional Meal Service (On the Festive Capital Express optional meals are only available in 1st class)

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Festive Capital Express

Saturday 1st December 2018

Santa's special festive train to London


Bookings Now Open!  

From Bishop Auckland, Shildon,

Newton Aycliffe, Darlington & Northallerton.

Bishop Trains Excursions By Rail


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Excursions By Rail

The Weardale Explorer

Saturday 16th June 2018

Evening excursion by rail to Stanhope


Bookings Now Open!  

From Bishop Auckland West.

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