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Elsecar train station serves Elsecar, near Barnsley, with regular Northern trains operating on the Penistone Line and Hallam Line. Trains from Elsecar operate on an hourly basis between Sheffield and Leeds via Castleford. Additional trains run half-hourly towards Sheffield in the morning peak and from Sheffield in the evening, continuing to and from Huddersfield. On Sundays, trains run to and from Sheffield once an hour, with alternate trains continuing to Leeds and Huddersfield.

Passengers travelling from Elsecar may use the station’s extensive carpark. Elsecar station is unstaffed and has no permanent buildings or ticketing facilities. All tickets must be purchased either in advance or on the train from a guard. Both platforms have standard waiting shelters with bench seating, and a customer help point is present on platform 1. Train-running information is provided for customer use via digital display screens showing departure and arrival information, as well as timetable information posters. Both platforms have step-free access.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: unstaffed
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces18
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Station is unstaffed. There are ramps down to both platforms from the road bridge. Therefore no problems for disabled or wheelchair bound customers.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Elsecar

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Elsecar station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SheffieldNorthern05:321On time
to BarnsleyNorthern05:362On time
to LeedsNorthern05:462On time
to HuddersfieldNorthern05:552On time
to SheffieldNorthern06:011Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BarnsleyNorthern05:321On time
from SheffieldNorthern05:352On time
from SheffieldNorthern05:462On time
from SheffieldNorthern05:542On time
from BarnsleyNorthern06:011Scheduled
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