Glasshoughton Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Glasshoughton railway station serves Glasshoughton, near Castleford in West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the Pontefract Line, operated by Northern Rail, 12 miles (19 km) south east from Leeds. It was opened by Metro (West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive) on 21 February 2005. It is located near to the Xscape indoor ski slope and leisure complex near Castleford. Demand for the new station was seriously under-estimated by Metro. For example, passenger journeys in 2008/09 were forecast to be 50,989 but were actually 135,279. This was chiefly because usage was modelled on the basis of demand for travel by current local residents and businesses only. No attempt was made to estimate possible travel to the station for local retail and leisure attractions, nor possible travel by people driving to the 100-space car park on a park and ride basis, e.g. from the nearby M62. Demand from future residential developments at Glasshoughton was also ignored. ^ Steer Davies Gleave (August 2010). "Station Usage and Demand Forecasts for Newly Opened Railway Lines and Stations" (PDF). Department for Transport. pp. 139–140. Retrieved 30 August 2013.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 30868 0
2014 25843 0
2013 26264 0
2012 24171 0
2011 23904 0
2010 23916 0
2009 23147 0
2008 26369 0
2007 17478 0

Location Data

  • Metropolitan District Ward: Castleford Central and Glasshoughton
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
  • Metropolitan District: Wakefield City Council
  • European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

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Recent Crime Figures

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June 2015 0 00000000000000
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April 2015 1 00000000001000
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February 2015 0 00000000000000
January 2015 4 30000000000100
December 2014 0 00000000000000
November 2014 0 00000000000000
October 2014 0 00000000000000
September 2014 0 00000000000000
August 2014 0 00000000000000
July 2014 0 00000000000000
June 2014 1 00000010000000
May 2014 0 00000000000000
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March 2014 0 00000000000000
February 2014 0 00000000000000
January 2014 0 00000000000000
December 2013 0 00000000000000
November 2013 0 00000000000000
October 2013 0 00000000000000
September 2013 0 00000000000000
August 2013 0 00000000000000
July 2013 0 00000000000000
June 2013 1 00000000100000

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