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Outwood railway station

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National Rail
Outwood station.jpg
Class 144 Pacer at Platform 2 in August 2006
LocationOutwood, City of Wakefield
Coordinates53°42′54″N 1°30′38″W / 53.71510°N 1.51043°W / 53.71510; -1.51043
Grid referenceSE324244
Managed byNorthern
Transit authorityWest Yorkshire Metro
Other information
Station codeOUT
Fare zone2
ClassificationDfT category F1
Opened12 July 1988
Original companyBradford, Wakefield and Leeds Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
1858Opened as Lofthouse
July 1865Renamed Lofthouse and Outwood
13 June 1960Closed
12 July 1988Reopened as Outwood
2014/15Increase 0.374 million
2015/16Increase 0.390 million
2016/17Increase 0.407 million
2017/18Decrease 0.400 million
2018/19Decrease 0.369 million
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Outwood railway station is situated in the Outwood district of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England.

Outwood is the first stop on the Wakefield Line 7.5 miles (12 km) after Leeds for trains going towards Wakefield Westgate, Doncaster and Sheffield.


The original station was opened by the Bradford, Wakefield and Leeds Railway in 1858, and was originally named Lofthouse. This was renamed Lofthouse and Outwood in July 1865. It closed on 13 June 1960.[1] A different Lofthouse and Outwood station, which was on a different route, opened in 1869 and closed in 1957.

The station was reopened on 12 July 1988.[2]


Both platforms of Outwood railway station
Both platforms of Outwood railway station

The station is unstaffed and has two wooden platforms with waiting shelters, customer help points, digital display screens, timetable posters and automated train announcements provide running information. Level access to both platforms is via ramps.[3]


Monday to Saturdays two trains per hour head northbound to Leeds and southbound one train per hour goes to Doncaster and one to Sheffield, both operate via Wakefield Westgate. In addition, the Sheffield service also goes via Rotherham Central.[4]

Sundays there is generally an hourly service to Leeds and a two-hourly service to Doncaster and Sheffield respectively.


  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 148. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. ^ Butt 1995, pp. 148,179
  3. ^ Outwood station facilities National Rail Enquiries; Retrieved 25 January 2017
  4. ^ Table 31 National Rail timetable, December 2019

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