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Snaith railway station lies on the edge of the small town of Snaith in Yorkshire some 25 miles east of Leeds city centre. It was opened in the mid-19th century by the then Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway along with the line which carried coal to the Yorkshire’s port towns. Up until the mid ‘80s, the station had two platforms, but this was reduced to single platform after the closure of one of the lines. Today, the station and the trains that pass through along the Pontefract Line are managed by Northern. The station is unstaffed and there are no facilities for purchasing tickets, so they must either be bought online prior to travel or on board the train with the conductor. Strangely, Snaith has several empty ‘ghost’ trains that stop at its platform and whose only job is to stop the closure of the station. There’s one direct departure a day to Goole in 14 minutes and two services a day direct to Leeds to 55 minutes.

Snaith is small, but you’ll find several things to do and see. The beautiful St Laurence Priory and Snaith Methodist Church are both well worth a visit, as is the Old Mill Brewery.

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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 spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Station is unstaffed. There is only 1 platform available at the station which is accessible for disabled and wheelchair bound customers as it is step free.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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