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Of the three stations that serve the town West Yorkshire town of Pontefract, Pontefract Monkhill train station is the busiest. The station is situated in the northern part of the town, on the Pontefract Line and Grand Central Line. Northern provides 2 train services per hour each way on the Pontefract Line between Leeds and Knottingley. The fastest journey time to Leeds is 32 minutes and Knottingley is just 6 minutes awayOccasional direct services to London Kings Cross take 2 hours and 9 minutes and are provided by Grand Central.  

Pontefract Monk train station has two platforms with small waiting shelters and benches. There is step free ramp access to platform one via a short incline and the connection between the platforms is a footbridge with stairs. The station is unstaffed and there is no ticket office so journeys need to be purchased in advance or paid for on the train.  

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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
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces6
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Station is unstaffed. No access for wheelchair bound customers as the access to the platforms is via stepped footbridge.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Pontefract Monkhill

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Pontefract Monkhill station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to KnottingleyNorthern06:022On time
to KnottingleyNorthern06:182On time
to LeedsNorthern06:181Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern06:361Scheduled
to KnottingleyNorthern06:572Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern06:012On time
from LeedsNorthern06:172On time
from KnottingleyNorthern06:181Scheduled
from KnottingleyNorthern06:351Scheduled
from LeedsNorthern06:562Scheduled
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