South Milford railway station

South Milford National Rail

Platform 2 looking West towards Leeds
Place Selby
Local authority Selby
Coordinates 53°46′57″N 1°15′04″W / 53.782420°N 1.251140°W / 53.782420; -1.251140Coordinates: 53°46′57″N 1°15′04″W / 53.782420°N 1.251140°W / 53.782420; -1.251140
Grid reference SE494320
Station code SOM
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 0.082 million
2005/06 Decrease 0.078 million
2006/07 Increase 0.084 million
2007/08 Increase 92,993
2008/09 Increase 0.105 million
2009/10 Decrease 96,224
2010/11 Increase 0.101 million
2011/12 Increase 0.108 million
2012/13 Increase 0.113 million
2013/14 Increase 0.117 million
2014/15 Increase 0.131 million
Key dates Opened 1834 (1834)
National Rail – UK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at South Milford from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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South Milford railway station serves the villages of South Milford and Sherburn-in-Elmet in North Yorkshire, England. It lies on the Selby Line 13 miles (21 km) east of Leeds.

The station was opened in 1834 as Milford railway station. The name was changed to South Milford station in 1867.[1]

Facilities at the station are limited - there are shelters on each platform and passenger information screens, but no ticket office, footbridge or subway (the platforms are linked by a barrow crossing with warning signs & signals).[2] Travellers must buy their tickets on the train.

The station did have buildings and a signal box up until at least 1979 (the main building was one of the last remaining examples of original Leeds and Selby Railway architecture), but these were subsequently demolished.[3]


On Monday to Saturday daytimes, the station is served by a Northern hourly service, which runs in each direction between Selby and Leeds, Bradford Interchange & Huddersfield.[4]

During evenings and Sundays, First TransPennine Express services between Hull and Leeds call here, most of which continue on to Manchester Piccadilly.[5]

Preceding station   National Rail   Following station
TransPennine Express
North TransPennine


  1. Hitches, Mike (2013), Steam Around York & East Riding (electronic book), Chap.1 York
  2. South Milford station facilities National Rail Enquiries; Retrieved 29 November 2016
  3. "South Milford"Railway Architecture of North East England; Retrieved 18 November 2016
  4. GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 40
  5. GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 39

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