Heighington Railway Station serves Aycliffe Business Park in Newton Aycliffe with regular Northern trains operating on the Tees Valley Line. The station has a basic hourly service; trains from Heighington depart once an hour in each direction between Bishop Auckland to Darlington, Middlesbrough, and Saltburn. This portion of the Tees Valley Line is a community railway known as Bishop Line, lying between Bishop Auckland and Darlington. On Sundays, service is two-hourly.
Managed largely by Northern, Heighington Station is unmanned. There are no ticketing provisions of any kind at Heighington; passengers wishing to travel from Heighington should purchase their tickets prior to travel or on board the train from a guard. Both platforms have fully lit waiting shelters with bench seating. Train running information is provided via digital departure and arrival screens, timetable poster boards, telephone dial-in, and automated announcements on the station PA system. There is step-free access to both platforms via a ramp.
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|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
Station is unstaffed. However no access problems for disabled or wheelchair bound customers as there is level access to the platforms via a level crossing. Step free access from the car park to station entrance
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
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