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Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm

Due to industrial action being taken by members of the RMT trade union, Northern services will be impacted on Thursday 24th & Saturday 26th May 2018.


Northern will be able to operate a limited service.


On these dates, the overall number of trains running will be significantly reduced. We expect trains operated to be extremely busy.


Customers with season tickets who decide not to travel due to the strike action, can claim compensation through the Delay Repay scheme.

To claim, please complete the delay repay form available:

- in paper form at Bishop Auckland Railway Station

- or online at www.northernrailway.co.uk/delay-repay.


If you have already purchased a ticket, but decide not to travel, a refund can be claimed at the point of purchase.


Northern will be operating a reduced service on Thursday 24 and Saturday 26 May. To view the revised timetables, go to www.northernrailway.co.uk/strike


To check your journey, go to www.nationalrail.co.uk.



Passengers can use their rail ticket on Arriva North East bus services to make the journey they would have by rail.


More information is available at:

- www.northernrailway.co.uk/strikes

- @northernassist on Twitter

- /northernassist on Facebook

- or 0800 200 6060 by phone.


On strike days, Northern advise passengers to use journeycheck.com/northern/ for up-to-date train running information.


During Industrial Action, Bishop Trains will open at 07:50 and close at 16:25. Passengers who have any enquiries regarding tickets purchased at Bishop Trains should call our rail ticket booking line on 01388 661 394 (option 1).

Industrial Action

Thursday 24th & Saturday 26th May 2018