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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: 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 pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameCarpark is now open as of 29th August 2015
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces43
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
in the station car park
Cycle storage notes<p>Cycle racks available in the station car park</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Station is unstaffed. However no access problems for disabled or wheelchair bound customers as the access to the platforms is via ramped subway.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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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 KnottingleyNorthern05:423On time
to KnottingleyNorthern06:373On time
to LeedsNorthern06:501On time
to SheffieldNorthern07:032On time
to LeedsNorthern07:043On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern05:413On time
from LeedsNorthern06:373On time
from SheffieldNorthern06:491On time
from LeedsNorthern07:022On time
from KnottingleyNorthern07:033On time
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