RailwayData | Chester-Le-Street Station

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Chester-Le-Street had 118,086 entries and exits, making it the 1,536th most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
It ranked 883rd busiest (out of 997), with 168 scheduled services per week.
That's a daily average of 323.52 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 13.52 passengers per service, giving it the 734th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.

Service sample data based on scheduled services during the first week of the May 22 timetable.

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 14,508
Reduced price entries & exits: 92,054
Season ticket entries & exits: 11,524
Total entries & exits: 118,086
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: -30,606 : -20.58%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

*VF = Vicki Feet: the unit of measurement for platform lengths, as used in the excellent All The Stations. Conversion rate: YouTube video
Data derived from Network Rail timetable planning rules 2025 (Jan 2024)

Service Patterns

Current Timetables

004Glasgow & Edinburgh - Newcastle - York, Leeds & LondonMay24
013Long distance services to and from Birmingham (North-South)May24
095Liverpool & Manchester - Leeds & The North East via HuddersfieldMay24
To view timetables for other dateranges and routes, please visit our timetables page.

Usage History

Change between 1997 & 2023: +50,328 (+74.28%)

Reasons for change:
2013-14 Reason for increase unclear

Location Details

Location: Chester-Le-Street
Station Facility Owner: Northern Trains
OS Grid Ref: 427175 551160
Constituency: North Durham
Local Authority: County Durham
NR Region: North East
ELR: ECM5 71m 72ch


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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Chester-Le-Street during 2022/2023:
•Newcastle (37,499 journeys)
•York (6,357 journeys)
•Darlington (2,784 journeys)
•Durham (2,595 journeys)
•Leeds (2,317 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Chester-Le-Street's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.