Featherstone railway station

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Featherstone National Rail
Featherstone
The view from platform 1
Location
Place Featherstone
Local authority City of Wakefield
Coordinates 53°40′45″N 1°21′27″W / 53.6793°N 1.3574°W / 53.6793; -1.3574Coordinates: 53°40′45″N 1°21′27″W / 53.6793°N 1.3574°W / 53.6793; -1.3574
Grid reference SE425205
Operations
Station code FEA
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  52,530
2005/06 Increase 57,650
2006/07 Increase 60,326
2007/08 Increase 64,256
2008/09 Increase 75,896
2009/10 Decrease 74,126
2010/11 Increase 77,754
2011/12 Increase 81,138
2012/13 Increase 81,452
2013/14 Decrease 72,106
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Yorkshire (Metro)
Zone 3
History
Key dates Opened 1992 (1992)
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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station on the same site had been closed in January 1967 when passenger services between Wakefield and Pontefract were withdrawn.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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