The view from platform 1
City of Wakefield
53°40′45″N 1°21′27″W / 53.6793°N 1.3574°W Coordinates: 53°40′45″N 1°21′27″W / 53.6793°N 1.3574°W
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Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
Passenger Transport Executive
West Yorkshire (Metro)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Featherstone from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Featherstone railway station serves the town of Featherstone in West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the Pontefract Line, operated by Northern Rail, 6 miles (10 km) east of Wakefield Kirkgate railway station.
The current station was opened by Metro (
West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive) on 12 May 1992 when the line between Wakefield and Pontefract was re-opened. A previous station on the same site had been closed in January 1967 when passenger services between Wakefield and Pontefract were withdrawn.
Services [ edit ]
During Monday to Saturday, there are hourly train services to
Wakefield Kirkgate and to Knottingley via Pontefract Monkhill. There are no trains on Sundays.
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