Burley Park railway station

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Burley Park National Rail
Burley Park
View from Ashville Road of Burley Park railway station
Location
Place Burley
Local authority City of Leeds
Coordinates 53°48′43″N 1°34′41″W / 53.812°N 1.578°W / 53.812; -1.578Coordinates: 53°48′43″N 1°34′41″W / 53.812°N 1.578°W / 53.812; -1.578
Grid reference SE278351
Operations
Station code BUY
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   0.327 million
2005/06 Increase 0.400 million
2006/07 Increase 0.426 million
2007/08 Decrease 0.406 million
2008/09 Increase 0.543 million
2009/10 Increase 0.544 million
2010/11 Increase 0.632 million
2011/12 Increase 0.653 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.557 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Yorkshire (Metro)
Zone 2
History
Key dates Opened 1988 (1988)
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Burley Park from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Burley Park railway station in Leeds, West Yorkshire is the first stop on the Harrogate Line, 2.25 miles (3.6 km) north west of Leeds railway station towards Harrogate and York. The station was opened on 28 November 1988.

The line is heavily used by commuters into Leeds. It is also near the Headingley Stadium for rugby and cricket fans when Headingley station is busy.

It is near to the districts of Burley, Hyde Park and the southern end of Headingley. The journey time to Headingley station is 2 minutes, and around 5 minutes to Leeds station, which is typically much faster than driving or taking the bus. This station is near to main bus routes on Cardigan Road, Burley Road and Kirkstall Road, and parking is limited to the surrounding streets.

The station occasionally plays the role of Hotten railway station in the TV series Emmerdale.

An old view from Cardigan Lane before relocation of signage board

Services[edit]

There is a half-hourly service from Burley Park towards Leeds (southbound) and Harrogate/Knaresborough (hourly to York) northbound with a general hourly service in both directions on Sundays.

Due to the number of stops between Burley Park and York it is generally quicker to travel via Leeds when travelling to York, as an express service via Cross Gates and Garforth is then available.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Leeds   Northern Rail
Harrogate Line
  Headingley