South Elmsall railway station

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South Elmsall National Rail
South Elmsall
Class 91 from King's Cross passing through South Elmsall station at speed
Location
Place South Elmsall
Local authority City of Wakefield
Coordinates 53°35′41″N 1°17′07″W / 53.5948°N 1.2854°W / 53.5948; -1.2854Coordinates: 53°35′41″N 1°17′07″W / 53.5948°N 1.2854°W / 53.5948; -1.2854
Grid reference SE473111
Operations
Station code SES
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  0.253 million
2005/06 Increase 0.265 million
2006/07 Increase 0.281 million
2007/08 Increase 0.305 million
2008/09 Increase 0.354 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.351 million
2010/11 Steady 0.351 million
2011/12 Increase 0.363 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.357 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Yorkshire (Metro)
Zone 5 (WYPTE) & Doncaster (SYPTE)
History
Key dates Opened 1866 (1866)
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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 South Elmsall from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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South Elmsall railway station serves the village of South Elmsall near Pontefract in West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the Wakefield Line operated by Northern Rail.

Services[edit]

Mondays to Saturdays there is an hourly service to Leeds via Wakefield Westgate and to Doncaster. Sundays there is a two-hourly service in both directions.

The station is less than 1 mile (1.6 km) away from Moorthorpe railway station which means the South Kirkby/South Elmsall area has a half-hourly service Monday to Saturdays (hourly Sundays) towards Leeds.

There is also a freight-only line to the Sheffield-Hull Line to Hatfield and Stainforth and beyond (part of the original West Riding and Grimsby Railway) which diverges to the south of the station.

Tickets[edit]

The station is in West Yorkshire but South Yorkshire PTE tickets are valid to and from this station, on services into South Yorkshire.

The station is located less than 1 mile (1.6 km) away from Frickley Athletic F.C.

The station is featured in the literary works of A. F. Bransdreth who set the final scene of Dim the Lights on the southbound platform.


External links[edit]

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