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For all of our regular service trains – including steam – there is no pre-booking – tickets are available on the day from all staffed stations and on the train.
Services between Leeming Bar and Northallerton West
As a result of possible bridge damage caused by flooding, no trains will run between between Leeming Bar and Northallerton West until further notice. We apologise for the inevitable inconvenience that this will cause to our customers.
There is a scheduled bus service 73 between Northallerton and Leeming Bar provided by Dales & District which you could use to get to Leeming Bar and return. You will need to make sure to plan your journey and allow enough time to walk to and from the bus stops in Leeming Bar – they are between five and ten minutes walk from the railway station. For further details of the bus timetable please click here.
The Aysgarth Link
There is no railway to Aysgarth yet but, as a service to our customers, we have arranged a bus link to Castle Bolton on Wednesdays and Saturdays serving Redmire Station and allow onward journeys to Castle Bolton and Aysgarth and return usually twice a day. For further details click here.
The only way to get to Northallerton West is on foot so that if you find walking difficult you are advised to use one of our other stations where access is easier and parking is available. Details of walking routes can be found here. If using Northallerton West and travelling by car, you are advised to park your car either in the town or at the main line station car park and walk from there. There is NO vehicular access of any kind to the station and there is NO public parking in Springwell Lane. Please respect the residents of Springwell Lane by not taking your vehicles further than the low overbridge with height and level crossing warning signs and through which you can see the level crossing on the freight avoiding lines with the private part of Springwell Lane beyond.
Services to Northallerton West run most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Please consult Train Timetables for further details.
Murder Mystery, family fun events, corporate events, Santa Specials, guest appearances of steam and diesel engines, anniversary events, open days, guided walks, restorations days and appeals are all part of our regular and interesting series of events.
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