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Just to the south of Newcastle upon Tyne, Chester-le-Street welcomes trains that have travelled alongside the Rivers Tyne and Wear and across the wonderful County Durham countryside in the north-east of England. Now on the East Coast Main Line, the 1868 station sends Northern Rail trains from platform 1 to Newcastle, and from platform 2 towards Darlington, York, Leeds, Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street. In summer, the station is filled with cricket fans heading to Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground, home to both domestic and international cricket, as well as a host of concerts. Chester-le-Street is one of the oldest market towns in Durham and to this day draws the crowds to its regular market on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The town's main high-street - Front Street - is just a five-minute walk from the station and home to a pleasing variety of independent and chain shops, cafes and restaurants.

Station details & facilities

Ways to make travelling through the station easier (75 words) Enter Chester-le-Street station either from the ramp on Station Road or through the car park off Avondale Terrace. The ticket hall, with ticket counter, vending machine and the unisex Frank Pick Memorial Lavatory (yes, really) is on platform 1, as is bench seating, a small shelter and a taxi booking office. Both a subway and bridge connect the platforms, with platform 2 providing a sheltered waiting area, vending machine and secure bike storage.

Departures and arrivals from Chester-le-Street

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Chester-le-Street station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NewcastleTransPennine Express06:521Scheduled
to NewcastleTransPennine Express07:13Scheduled
to NewcastleNorthern07:502Scheduled
to NewcastleTransPennine Express07:531On time
to NewcastleTransPennine Express08:08Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from YorkTransPennine Express06:511Scheduled
from YorkTransPennine Express07:12Scheduled
from YorkNorthern07:492Scheduled
from YorkTransPennine Express07:521On time
from YorkTransPennine Express08:05Scheduled
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