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Weardale Railway Reopening Deferred to 2022

As mentioned in a previous announcement, it was the intention to operate a limited service in the Christmas season this year and that a final decision would be made in late October after a review of the work underway on the infrastructure and rolling stock.

Weardale Railway Reopening Deferred to 2022

Broken Banks Landslip Repair

One mile west of Bishop Auckland station the Weadale Railway is carried on an embankment over a side stream which then flows into the River Wear lying immediately to the north.

  Broken Banks Landslip Repair

Weardale Railway Ltd gains approval to apply for DfT Restoration Fund

Good news! We've been granted approval from the Department for Transport to move forwards with the next stage in our application to the Restoring Your Railway Fund.

Weardale Railway Ltd gains approval to apply for DfT Restoration Fund