East Garforth railway station
The view westward from the foot bridge
|Local authority||City of Leeds|
|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|PTE||West Yorkshire (Metro)|
|Key dates||Opened 1987|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at East Garforth from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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East Garforth railway station serves Garforth in West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the Leeds and Selby Line, operated by Northern Rail 8 miles (13 km) east of Leeds. The station was opened by Metro (West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive) on 1 May 1987, to serve the new housing developments in the area.
The station is an unstaffed halt, and has wooden platforms. It is located around 0.5 miles (800 m) from the main Garforth station, and all trains that stop at East Garforth serve Garforth as well. It is fully accessible for wheelchair users.
Monday to Saturday daytime there is a half-hourly service to Leeds with most services going beyond towards Bradford Interchange. Evenings and Sundays the service is hourly.
Services operated by CrossCountry and First TransPennine Express, and one service operated by East Coast, pass the station, but do not stop.
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