Chester-le-Street railway station

Chester-Le-Street Railway Station

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Description:
Chester-le-Street railway station serves the town of Chester-le-Street in County Durham, England. The station is on the East Coast Main Line south of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is mentioned in the song "Slow Train" by Flanders and Swann.

History

The Team Valley line of the North Eastern Railway, which connected Newton Hall Junction near with , was authorised in 1848 but not opened until 2 March 1868 (the powers having been renewed in 1862). At first only freight trains used the route, but passenger services began on 1 December 1868,

Services

There is a regular First TransPennine Express service from Chester-le-Street northbound to Newcastle and southbound towards Durham and beyond (Manchester Airport). There are also a few limited Northern Rail services, even though the station is notionally managed by Northern Rail, and a single southbound CrossCountry service on weekdays and Saturday. Other CrossCountry services as well as all East Coast services pass through the station but do not stop.



Operator

Chester-le-Track, an independent private limited company, operates the station as an agent for the local franchised train operating company, which, as of 2008, is Northern Rail. Chester-le-Track began operating the station in 1999, Chester-le-Street having lost its part-time staff some 10 years previously.

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