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Shildon railway station serves the little community of Shildon in the heart of County Durham along the Tees Valley Line. The station has one of the only Grade II listed signal boxes left and still manually controls the siding connections. Unfortunately, none of the other station buildings still exist having been demolished some time ago. Facilities here including waiting shelters on both platforms, digital passenger information displays and a PA system. It’s an unmanned station with no ticket machines, so passengers are required to either buy them in advance or on board the train with the conductor. There’s an hourly direct service to Bishop Auckland in 7 minutes and departures every two hours southbound to Darlington in 22 minutes.

The biggest draw to Shildon, particularly for train buffs, is the National Railway Museum, also called Locomotion, the largest of its kind in the world and just a stone’s throw away from the station.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: unstaffed
DayOpening Hours
EverydayClosed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces8
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Ramped access to both platforms via ramped footbridge. Step free access from car park to station entrance
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Shildon

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Shildon station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Bishop AucklandNorthern14:152On time
to SaltburnNorthern14:321On time
to Bishop AucklandNorthern15:152On time
to SaltburnNorthern15:321On time
to Bishop AucklandNorthern16:152On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SaltburnNorthern14:142On time
from Bishop AucklandNorthern14:311On time
from SaltburnNorthern15:142On time
from Bishop AucklandNorthern15:311On time
from SaltburnNorthern16:142On time
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