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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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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 LeedsNorthern14:212Late
to LeedsNorthern14:311On time
to LeedsNorthern14:532On time
to LeedsNorthern15:091On time
to LeedsNorthern15:202On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SheffieldNorthern14:202Late
from SheffieldNorthern14:311On time
from SheffieldNorthern14:522On time
from SheffieldNorthern15:091On time
from SheffieldNorthern15:192On time
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