Ten miles south of Leeds, Wakefield Westgate Railway Station serves the area of Wakefield with regular trains on the Leeds branch of the East Coast Main Line, the Huddersfield Line, and the Wakefield Line. Trains from Wakefield Westgate run to London Kings Cross and Leeds every half-hour, with typical journey times to London running approximately two hours. Trains to Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow also serve the station. East Midlands operate several early morning and late afternoon trains to and from London St Pancras. Northern trains to Leeds, Doncaster, Sheffield, and Huddersfield all call at the station. Onward travel is available via taxi and bus outside the station.
Wakefield Westgate Station is manned and has an information kiosk, ticket office with booths and self-service machines, refreshment facilities, and a newsagent. Train running information is provided on digital display screens, timetable poster boards, and automated announcements. As there are lifts to both platforms, the station is fully step-free.
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|Monday Tuesday Wednesday||06:00 - 20:00|
|Friday Saturday||06:00 - 20:30|
|Sunday||08:00 - 20:00|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer Service notes|
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|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Multi Storey Car Park Forecourt|
|Carpark operator||Virgin Trains East Coast|
|Car parking spaces||900|
|Cycle storage spaces||30|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Front of station
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
Ramp access across the railway between platforms 1, 2 Escorted barrow crossing.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
A small number are accessible, therefore advance notification (via station) ensures they are available when required
|Weekdays||06:00 - 21:00|
|Saturday||06:00 - 20:30|
|Sunday||08:15 - 20:45|
Behind gateline. Adjacent to Station Management Centre.
Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Lounges
Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits
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