Bingley railway station
|Local authority||City of Bradford|
|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2|
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Bingley railway station serves the town of Bingley in West Yorkshire, England, and is 13.5 miles (21.7 km) away from Leeds and 5.5 miles (8.9 km) away from Bradford Forster Square on the Airedale Line operated by Northern Rail.
The Leeds and Bradford Railway opened the Leeds and Bradford Extension Railway from Shipley to Keighley on 16 March 1847. Bingley station opened on the first day, and remained the only intermediate station until Saltaire was built in 1856.
The original station, near the Three Rise Lock, was of wood, but the Midland Railway (who had absorbed the L&BR in 1851) opened the current station on 24 July 1892.
During Monday to Saturday daytime, there is a half-hourly service from Bingley to both Leeds and Bradford Forster Square in one direction and four trains an hour going towards Skipton. In the evenings there is a half hourly service to Leeds, an hourly service to Bradford Forster Square and three trains an hour to Skipton.
On Sundays there is an hourly service to Leeds and a two-hourly service to Bradford Forster Square, with one or two trains per hour in the other direction to Skipton.
Railways Through Airedale & Wharfedale. Martin Bairstow (2004) ISBN 1-871944-28-7
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