Fitzwilliam railway station

Fitzwilliam National Rail

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Place Fitzwilliam
Local authority City of Wakefield
Coordinates 53°37′57″N 1°22′28″W / 53.6326°N 1.3745°W / 53.6326; -1.3745Coordinates: 53°37′57″N 1°22′28″W / 53.6326°N 1.3745°W / 53.6326; -1.3745
Grid reference SE414153
Station code FZW
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*
2004/05  0.105 million
2005/06 Increase 0.116 million
2006/07 Increase 0.126 million
2007/08 Increase 0.142 million
2008/09 Increase 0.191 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.179 million
2010/11 Increase 0.196 million
2011/12 Increase 0.201 million
2012/13 Increase 0.230 million
2013/14 Increase 0.256 million
2014/15 Increase 0.279 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Yorkshire (Metro)
Zone 4
1 March 1982 Opened
National Rail – UK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Fitzwilliam from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
UK Railways portal

Fitzwilliam railway station is in the village of Fitzwilliam near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.

The station is on the Wakefield Line operated by Northern. Trains operate from Fitzwilliam to Leeds via Wakefield Westgate, Doncaster and Sheffield.

The station opened on 1 March 1982 - there had previously been a station of the same name situated a short distance further north that had been opened by the LNER in 1937, but this closed in November 1967.[1] The line was electrified in 1989.


On Monday to Saturdays, a half-hourly service operates towards Wakefield Westgate and Leeds and an hourly service operates both to Doncaster and to Sheffield.[2]

On Sundays, an hourly service operates to Wakefield Westgate and Leeds and a two-hourly service to Doncaster and Sheffield respectively.


  1. "Lost Railways West Yorkshire - Station Closures" Retrieved 27 April 2016
  2. GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 31

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