Train Operating Companies
Network Rail is the owner, operator and maintainer of Britain’s rail infrastructure
Northern Rail is the operator of the Northern Rail franchise for Northumberland, Teeside, Tyne and Wear, Yorkshire, and beyond.
Grand Central Services. Sunderland – King’s Cross.
TransPennine Express offers services from Middlesbrough to Manchester Airport and Liverpool.
Virgin Trains East Coast is the main line operator between London King’s Cross and Darlington, Newcastle, and Edinburgh.
Ticketing and Travel Information
The official source for UK train times, time tables, and booking services.
The timetables for Northern Rail.
Local and National public transport information.
Lists all fares between any two stations.
Tips on how to save money on train tickets.
The Darlington to Bishop Auckland line.
One stop shop for travel information in the Tees Valley for Trains, Bus, Planes, and Taxi services.
National Express Group
Bus, coach, and rail services.
Cheap Bus travel card that you can buy with your train ticket.
Local Bus Company operator.
Rail User Group
Rail User group representing users and friends of the Durham Coast railway line.
Independent National Rail consumer watchdog.
The independent campaign for a better rail network.
The Association of Community Rail Partnerships.
Campaign for Better Transport.
Hartlepool’s community car club with a dedicated car available to hire at Hartlepool train station.
National guide to taxis serving railway stations, underground, and Metros.
London Underground services and London Bus Services.
Dept. of Transport
Department of Transport Official Government site for travel by air, road, rail, and sea.