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In West Yorkshire, Brighouse station, on the Caldervale Line and the Huddersfield Line, was first opened in 1840 but was closed for thirty years from 1970. Since its reopening in 2000, passenger numbers have increased year on year, with additional services to Manchester Victoria and London Kings Cross being added in 2008 and 2010 respectively, and it has become an important commuter station. The average journey time to Leeds is 35 minutes via Dewsbury and 50 minutes via Halifax. It's just over an hour to Manchester and just under three hours direct to London. Recently rejuvenated with its old mills now desirable apartments, Brighouse is the original home to The Brighouse and Rastrick brass band, long considered the best brass band in the world. The centre of town, about ten minutes' walk from the station or seven minutes by bus, has all the local amenities you'd expect.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Brighouse station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Ramped access to both platforms via road bridge. Step free access from the car park to the station entrance
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
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Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
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Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern
Car parking spaces65
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces3
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notesThere are lockers available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Brighouse station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.
Brighouse is an unstaffed station with no facilities. Access between the two platforms is via road bridge - for platform 1 use the ramp from Huddersfield Road and for platform 2 the ramp from the corner of Railway Street and Gooder Lane. Platform 1 trains head to Huddersfield and Leeds (via Dewsbury) and platform 2, to Manchester Victoria and Leeds (via Halifax and Bradford). The car park on Birds Royd Lane, next to platform 1, is free for railway users

Departures and arrivals from Brighouse

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Brighouse station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Wigan North WesternNorthern14:522On time
to London Kings CrossGrand Central Railway15:171On time
to LeedsNorthern15:311On time
to Wigan North WesternNorthern15:532On time
to HuddersfieldNorthern16:001On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern14:512On time
from Bradford InterchangeGrand Central Railway15:121On time
from Wigan North WesternNorthern15:311On time
from LeedsNorthern15:522On time
from Bradford InterchangeNorthern16:001On time
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