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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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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 London Kings CrossGrand Central Railway08:493On time
to SheffieldNorthern09:032On time
to KnottingleyNorthern09:113On time
to LeedsNorthern09:251On time
to NottinghamNorthern09:272On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Bradford InterchangeGrand Central Railway08:483On time
from LeedsNorthern09:022On time
from LeedsNorthern09:093On time
from SheffieldNorthern09:251On time
from LeedsNorthern09:262On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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