East Garforth railway station

East Garforth National Rail

The view westward from the foot bridge
Place Garforth
Local authority City of Leeds
Coordinates 53°47′31″N 1°22′16″W / 53.792°N 1.371°W / 53.792; -1.371Coordinates: 53°47′31″N 1°22′16″W / 53.792°N 1.371°W / 53.792; -1.371
Grid reference SE415330
Station code EGF
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2010/11 Increase 0.268 million
2011/12 Increase 0.276 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.214 million
2013/14 Increase 0.223 million
2014/15 Increase 0.227 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Yorkshire Metro
Zone 2
Key dates Opened 1987 (1987)
National Rail – UK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at East Garforth from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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East Garforth railway station serves Garforth in West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the Selby Line, operated by Northern 8 miles (13 km) east of Leeds. The station was opened by West Yorkshire Metro on 1 May 1987, to serve the new housing developments in the area.

The station is an unstaffed halt, and has wooden platforms. It is located around 0.5 miles (800 m) from the main Garforth station, and all trains that stop at East Garforth serve Garforth as well. It is fully accessible for wheelchair users.


Monday to Saturday daytime there is a half-hourly service to Leeds with most services going beyond towards Bradford Interchange and hence to either Huddersfield or Blackpool North. In the evenings and Sundays the service is hourly; evening trains normally terminate at Leeds.[1]

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.

Services operated by CrossCountry and TransPennine Express pass the station without stopping, as does the daily Virgin Trains East Coast service to /from Aberdeen.


  1. Table 40 National Rail timetable, May 2016


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