Burley-in-Wharfedale railway station

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Burley-in-Wharfedale National Rail
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A view of Burley-in-Wharfedale railway station, looking along the line towards Ilkley
Location
Place Burley-in-Wharfedale
Local authority City of Bradford
Coordinates 53°54′29″N 1°45′13″W / 53.908160°N 1.753500°W / 53.908160; -1.753500Coordinates: 53°54′29″N 1°45′13″W / 53.908160°N 1.753500°W / 53.908160; -1.753500
Grid reference SE162458
Operations
Station code BUW
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.445 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.425 million
2013/14 Increase 0.434 million
2014/15 Increase 0.465 million
2015/16 Increase 0.487 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Yorkshire (Metro)
Zone 3
History
Key dates Opened 1865 (1865)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Burley-in-Wharfedale from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Burley-in-Wharfedale railway station serves the village of Burley-in-Wharfedale in West Yorkshire, England, in the City of Bradford. The station lies on the Wharfedale Line between Ilkley and Leeds/Bradford Forster Square. It is served by Class 333 units run by Northern, who also manage the station.

It was opened in 1865 and is located on the Otley and Ilkley Joint Railway (and thus run by both the Midland Railway and the North Eastern Railway), 3 14 miles (5.2 km) east of Ilkley. The station is unstaffed (and has been so since October 1968) and was once the junction for the line to Leeds via Otley. This route closed in 1965.[1]

Services[edit]

During Monday to Saturday daytimes services run to/from Leeds and Bradford twice per hour, and there are four services every hour to Ilkley. During Monday to Saturday evenings, services are hourly to/from both Leeds and Bradford Forster Square. On Sundays, services are hourly to/from Leeds and every two hours to/from Bradford.[2]

View SE, towards Guiseley and Leeds in 1961
Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Northern
Wharfedale Line
Disused railways
Otley   Otley and Ilkley Joint Railway   Ben Rhydding

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Otley to Ilkley, 1865 - 1965 Joint North Eastern & Midland Railway"Lost Railways - West Yorkshire; Retrieved 3 June 2016
  2. ^ Table 38 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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