How many people use Leeds station?

How many people use Leeds station?

31 million people
Over 31 million people use Leeds station every year, making it the North’s busiest railway station. Following the successful completion of Platform Zero in December 2020, we are now carrying out further improvement work which includes remodelling the track layout between platforms 4 and 6.

How many platforms are there at Leeds train station?

17 platforms
One of the busiest stations outside London with 17 platforms, Leeds originally opened in 1938, undergoing a huge modernisation programme throughout 2002 and 2008. Situated on a hill, supported by old Victorian brick-vaulted arches, the station overlooks the city centre.

Which is the busiest train station in London?

London Waterloo
List of busiest railway stations in Great Britain

Rank Railway Station Location
1 London Waterloo London
2 London Victoria London
3 London Liverpool Street London
4 London Bridge London

Can you buy tickets on the train Northern Rail?

Northern Rail clarify their new fines policy – and yes, ALL passengers CAN buy tickets on board.

Where is the railway station in Leeds, England?

Leeds railway station (also known as Leeds City railway station) is the mainline railway station serving the city centre of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. It is the third-busiest railway station in the UK outside London (as of 2018). It is located on New Station Street to the south of City Square,…

When did Leeds and Selby railway station open?

In 1869 New Station opened as a joint enterprise by the LNWR and the North Eastern Railway. It connected the former Leeds and Selby Railway Line to the east with the LNWR lines to the west. A mile-long connection was built, carried entirely on viaducts and bridges.

Where do I get a train to Leeds?

The Leeds CityBus service, linking various locations in Leeds city centre, departs from stand S8 in front of Leeds station at frequent intervals. The service runs Mondays to Saturdays between 06:30 and 19:30. A flat fare of 50p is charged.

Are there ticket barriers at Leeds railway station?

Leeds railway station retained manned ticket barriers through the 1990s until 2008, when they were replaced by automatic barriers by Northern to reduce congestion around the barriers at peak times. Platform usage varies depending on operational circumstances but is generally: