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Located in West Yorkshire not far from Leeds, Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station serves the city of Wakefield with regular Northern and Grand Central services operating on the Hallam, Pontefract, and Huddersfield Lines. On an hourly basis, trains from Wakefield Kirkgate run thrice an hour to Leeds and once to Sheffield, once to Knottingley Railway Station, and to Leeds and Nottingham each. Four trains daily operate on the Bradford Interchange-Kings Cross Line. Northbound Northern services depart platform 1, southbound on platform 2, and north-eastbound services by Northern and Kings Cross trains on platform 3. 


Unlike its sister-station, Wakefield Kirkgate is unstaffed. Cycle storage and a station car park are available at the station, but there are no ticketing provisions for customer use. There is CCTV for customer security, and refreshment facilities are available on the platforms. All platforms have waiting shelters with seating available. There is step-free access to all platforms due to ramps. (153 words) 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Wakefield Kirkgate 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/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Station is unstaffed. However no access problems for mobility impaired or elderly customers as the access to the platforms is via ramped subway.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameCarpark is now open as of 29th August 2015
Carpark operatorNorthern
Car parking spaces43
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
in the station car park
Cycle storage notesThere are lockers available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
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

Wakefield Kirkgate station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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Departures and arrivals from Wakefield Kirkgate

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Wakefield Kirkgate station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LincolnNorthern05:423Scheduled
to LincolnNorthern06:161Scheduled
to LincolnNorthern06:491Scheduled
to LincolnNorthern06:551Scheduled
to LincolnNorthern06:552Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern05:403Scheduled
from LeedsNorthern06:161Scheduled
from LeedsNorthern06:491Scheduled
from LeedsNorthern06:541Scheduled
from LeedsNorthern06:542Scheduled
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