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Grand Central services will not run August 24 & August 25

Please be aware that Grand Central services will not be running on August 24 and 25 due to essential engineering works taking place at King's Cross station. Additionally, an amended service will be in operation on Friday August 23 and Monday August 26. Services are expected to be busy during these periods so we are advising all customers not to travel over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Wakefield Kirkgate

Wakefield Kirkgate

Wakefield Kirkgate station
Monk Street
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF1 4EL

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Ticket office opening hours:

no information

  • NO Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • NO Toilet
  • NO Impaired Access Staff

Wakefield Kirkgate train station is situated just a short walk from Wakefield town centre and connects travellers to nearby Leeds and other West Yorkshire towns and cities such as Bradford and Halifax. Trains to Wakefield Kirkgate also run South to Nottingham and London King’s Cross.

Station facilities

Station message:

The station is home to Grand Central's First Class lounge, available to First Class ticket holders from any train company.

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones No
    • First Class Lounge YES Yes
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter No
    • Impared Access Staff No
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop YES Yes
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available No
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Saturday - 08:00 to 20:00
      Sunday - 09:00 to 17:00
      Saturday - 08:00 to 20:00
    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details 0800 138 5560
    • Helpline Contact URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Step Free Access

      Station is unstaffed. However no access problems for mobility impaired or elderly  customers as the access to the platforms is via ramped subway.


      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help

      Wakefield Kirkgate is un-staffed. Please ask the Train Conductor if you need help getting on or off the train or, alternatively, you may wish to consider travelling from Wakefield Westgate station.  

  • Rental Car
    • Availability No
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: No
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability No
  • Station Information
    • ATM No
    • Baby Change No
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box No
    • Shops No
    • Seated Area No
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley No
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room No
    • Lost Property Phone number: 08002006060
    • Lost Property: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Lost Property Number 08002006060
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Hours
    • Station Hours

      N/A

  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.67898718
    • Longitude -1.488256596
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets No
    • Baby Change No
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Phone number: 0800 200 6060

      Operator Name: Northern
      Name: Carpark is now open as of 29th August 2015
      Spaces: 43
      Charges:
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £2.00
      Weekly: £8.00
      Monthly: £25.00
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £250.00
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A
      Note:

      Season Tickets available from the Travel Centre at Leeds City Station 



      Number Accessible Spaces: 6
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Open:
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone No
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Wakefield Kirkgate station (http://btopenzone.hotspot-directory.com)
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Other transportation
    • Cycle Hire YES Yes
    • Rail Replacement Services

       Pick Up / Drop Off outside the station entrance.

  • Other amenities
    • Tourist Information Office No
    • Waiting Room No
    • Waiting Room Note There are no waiting rooms provided at the station. Shelters are provided on both platforms
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops No
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Cycle Hire: Note Cycle Technologywww.cycletechnology.co.uk 01924 311234
    • Location in the station car park
    • Note

      Cycle racks available in the station car park

    • Sheltered No
    • Spaces 6
    • Type Lockers
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note (http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus)   Arriva and First both operate a network of frequent local bus routes around Wakefield and west Yorkshire . For route maps and timetables: www.arrivabus.co.uk (http://www.arrivabus.co.uk/) and www.firstgroup.com/ukbus (http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus)   Buy a Wakefield PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket, for discount price unlimited bus travel around the city. For details: www.plusbus.info (http://www.plusbus.info/) The FreeCityBus service links Wakefield Kirkgate rail station with Wakefield Westgate station, the main Bus Station and various attractions in the town centre. For information about all buses in west Yorkshire visit: www.wymetro.com (http://www.wymetro.com/)
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Alternative Station Code
    • National Location Code WKK
    • Sixteen Character Name WAKEFIELD KIRKGT
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