Brockholes Railway Station

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Brockholes railway station serves the village of Brockholes, near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. It lies 4.25 miles (7 km) away from Huddersfield on the Penistone Line operated by Northern Trains.

Trains passing between Brockholes and Shepley pass through a 1-mile (1.6 km) tunnel under Thurstonland.

Opened in July 1850 by the Huddersfield & Sheffield Junction Railway (a satellite company of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway), the station was formerly the junction for the Holmfirth Branch Line, which opened on the same day as the main line but closed to passenger trains on 2 November 1959 and to goods traffic in May 1965. Goods traffic ceased to be handled at Brockholes in October 1964, with the station becoming an unstaffed halt in August 1966.The southbound platform went out of use when the Stocksmoor to Huddersfield section was singled in 1989. Only the northern end of the former Huddersfield-bound platform (which has been raised to modern standard height) is now used for rail services; the other end is disused and fenced off. The main buildings on the southbound side have been restored and converted into a private house, complete with heritage signage.

Source: Wikipedia

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2018 19372 0
2017 21840 0
2016 11869 0
2015 10981 0
2014 10583 0
2013 8485 0
2012 7824 0
2011 8437 0
2010 8804 0
2009 9091 0
2008 8968 0
2007 7809 0

Location Data

  • UK Parliament Constituency: Colne Valley
  • Civil Parish/community: Holme Valley
  • Metropolitan District Ward: Holme Valley North
  • Metropolitan District: Kirklees Borough Council
  • European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

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