Barnard Castle Railway Station
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Barnard Castle Railway Station

Barnard Castle railway station in 1953

Barnard Castle railway station was situated on the South Durham & Lancashire Union Railway between Bishop Auckland and Kirkby Stephen East. The railway station served the town of Barnard Castle.

The first station (at grid reference NZ053169) opened to passenger traffic on 9 July 1856, and was closed to passengers on 1 May 1862 when services were diverted to the second station which had opened in 1861. Freight traffic continued to use the first station until 1965.

Barnard Castle railway station in 1965

The second station closed to passengers on 30 November 1964.


  • Walton, Peter (1992). The Stainmore & Eden Valley Railways. Oxford Publishing Co. ISBN 0-86093-306-7.
  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory Of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Limited. ISBN 1-85260-508-1.
  • British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas And Gazetteer. Ian Allan Publishing. 1997 [1958]. ISBN 0-7110-0320-3.

External links

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Broomielaw   Darlington and Barnard Castle Railway   Terminus
Lartington   South Durham & Lancashire Union Railway   Cockfield Fell
Terminus   Tees Valley Railway   Cotherstone

Coordinates: 54°33?11?N 1°55?16?W / 54.553°N 1.921°W / 54.553; -1.921

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