Leeds Railway Station

Facts and Figures

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 second busiest railway station in England outside of London. It is located on New Station Street to the south of City Square, at the bottom of Park Row, behind the landmark Queens Hotel; it is one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail. Leeds is an important hub on the British rail network. The station is the terminus of the Leeds branch of the East Coast Main Line which provides high speed inter-city services to London and is an important stop on the CrossCountry network between Scotland, the Midlands and South West England connecting to major cities such as Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Derby, Nottingham, Reading, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth and Penzance. There are also regular inter-city services to major destinations throughout Northern England including Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle and Sheffield. It is also the terminus for trains running on the scenic Settle to Carlisle Line. Future expansion will link the station to the proposed High Speed 2 (HS2) network. Leeds is a major hub for local and regional destinations across Yorkshire such as to York, Scarborough, Hull, Doncaster and Sheffield. The station lies at the heart of the Metro commuter network for West Yorkshire providing services to Bradford, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Halifax. With nearly 29 million passenger entries and exits between April 2014 and March 2015, Leeds is the busiest railway station in the North of England and the second-busiest railway station in the United Kingdom outside London, after Birmingham New Street.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 3641837 0
2014 3076185 2752604
2013 2961094 2744425
2012 2973727 2640462
2011 3000791 0
2010 2969718 0
2009 3111632 0
2008 3238094 0
2007 3170507 0

Location Data

  • Metropolitan District Ward: City and Hunslet
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Leeds Central
  • Metropolitan District: Leeds City Council
  • European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Things near Leeds Railway Station at other websites

(Links open in a new window)

Recent Crime Figures

Month Total Crime Antisocial BehaviourTheft from PersonBicycle TheftShopliftingRobberyBurglaryOther TheftVehicle CrimeDrugsWeaponsPublic OrderCriminal Damage & ArsonViolent CrimeOther Crime
January 2016 82 1571120011151134120
December 2015 189 44180162027060264424
November 2015 79 174014001604274101
October 2015 81 18521800160009274
September 2015 73 1254110015010113101
August 2015 94 153012108061265170
July 2015 77 116090210032122200
June 2015 65 155070190607492
May 2015 76 207016001300054110
April 2015 75 1510012001302156110
March 2015 61 6407011803011191
February 2015 60 129160080408570
January 2015 65 89060012032140101
December 2014 104 2613140013160154210
November 2014 91 188312101707081151
October 2014 101 20131150215040101182
September 2014 78 1111080314050121130
August 2014 75 17608011615162111
July 2014 81 2310111001302010290
June 2014 77 175012001615190110
May 2014 111 18151132513020145230
April 2014 104 15181192116120114131
March 2014 105 2316110012614062150
February 2014 108 28210111121110102101
January 2014 87 231201700150506072
December 2013 126 4314111007030154280
November 2013 106 2316080017271117140
October 2013 104 2772160310071123142
September 2013 86 2550150010041102131
August 2013 111 2460160114083171201
July 2013 81 2311012001211010290
June 2013 91 2413290214000132120
May 2013 96 211611103200806352
April 2013 93 3100902340370061
March 2013 105 40009023112401132
February 2013 107 360031139011203101
January 2013 100 350051033031200110

abcrailwayguide.uk is a Good Stuff website.