Timetables & Calendar
2023 Operating Season
The timetables for our 2023 operating season can be found below. The corresponding dates for each coloured timetable can be found in the calendar further down this page.
Following extensive engineering work between Wolsingham and Bishop Auckland and the training and assessment of Trust volunteers to operate trains on this section, the first passenger trains in three years ran to Bishop Auckland West station during the Bishop Auckland Food Festival on the 22nd and 23rd April. Services to Bishop Auckland will run on selected days from 1st May.
Further details of all services for 2023 will be announced here as they are confirmed.
Services are operated by Weardale Railway Limited on behalf of The Auckland Project and supported by volunteers of the Weardale Railway Trust.
Calendar of Running Days
Service days for 2023 are shown below. This calendar will be updated as more running days and special events are confirmed.
Services are operated by Weardale Railway Limited (WRL) on behalf of The Auckland Project (TAP) and supported by the Weardale Railway Trust.
Whilst every effort is made to maintain the service shown, WRL reserve the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train without notice and accepts no liability for any loss, inconvenience or delay thereby caused.