- Cross Gates railway station
Cross Gates Platform 2 Location Place Cross Gates Local authority City of Leeds Coordinates Coordinates: Grid reference SE363344 Operations Station code CRG Managed by Northern Rail Number of platforms 2 Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage 2004/05 * 0.239 million 2005/06 * 0.260 million 2006/07 * 0.282 million 2007/08 * 0.294 million 2008/09 * 0.402 million 2009/10 * 0.417 million Passenger Transport Executive PTE West Yorkshire (Metro) Zone 2 National Rail - UK railway stations 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 passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Cross Gates from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
Cross Gates railway station serves Cross Gates, an area in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the York and Selby Lines, operated by Northern Rail 4.25 miles (7 km) east of Leeds railway station
In the past signwriters have been unsure as to the correct spelling of Cross Gates, with "Cross Gates" on the westbound platform and "Crossgates" on one sign on the eastbound platform. As of 2010[update], only the "Cross Gates" spelling is shown, and this is also the version used by National Rail Enquiries.
Monday to Saturday daytime there is a half-hourly service to Leeds City with most services going beyond to Bradford Interchange and onwards to Blackpool North or Huddersfield. Evenings and Sundays the service is hourly only. (Sundays to Blackpool North). Eastbound there is an hourly service to York and Selby respectively during Monday to Saturday daytimes. Evenings and Sundays there is an hourly service to York.
First TransPennine Express also run a service from here, one each way Mondays - Fridays. The services are:
- 07:44 to Manchester Airport calling at Leeds, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.
- 17:18 to Middlesbrough calling at York, Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm, Thornaby and Middlesbrough.
Until 1963 passenger services existed between Cross Gates and Wetherby railway station. The Cross Gates to Wetherby line was closed under the Beeching Axe. Alternative routes to Scarborough existed along this line as well as raceday specials to Wetherby racecourse. Services on this line ran to the following railway stations, Pendas Way, Scholes, Thorner, Bardsey, Collingham Bridge and Wetherby. Wetherby Racecourse also operated its own railway station, on the Harrogate to Church Fenton Line.
- ^ "Cross Gates (CRG)". National Rail Enquiries. http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/crg/details.html. Retrieved 6 August 2011.
Preceding station National Rail Following station Northern Rail First TransPennine Express Railway stations in West Yorkshire MetroTrain lines City of Bradford Calderdale Kirklees City of Leeds City of Wakefield Outside West Yorkshire,
but within the
West Yorkshire Metro area
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