Wakefield Westgate (WKF)

Managed by East Coast 

 
Westgate
Wakefield
WF1 1XP
 

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

  • Trolleys

    Trolleys Yes
  • Refreshments

  • ATM machine

    ATM machine
  • Toilets

    Toilets
  • Pay phone

    Pay phone
  • Internet

  • Post box

    Note
  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

 
 

Wakefield Westgate

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Getting to and from the station

 
Car Park
Multi Storey Car Park
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
900  with 19 accessible spaces available
Parking is chargeable for all vehicles 
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
Free of charge
No
Daily rate
£9.00
Off peak rate
£5.00
Hourly rate
£0.60
Weekly rate
£39.00
Monthly rate
£145.00
3 Monthly rate
£374.00
Annual rate
£ 1123.00
CCTV Coverage
No
Car Park
Forecourt
Operator
East Coast
Address
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Number of spaces
0
Parking is chargeable for all vehicles 
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
Free of charge
No
Hourly rate
£2.00
CCTV Coverage
No
Cycle Parking
Cycle storage type
Stands
Sheltered cycle storage
No
Cycle storage location
Front of station
Cycle storage spaces
20

10 stands accommodating 20 cycles

CCTV Coverage
Yes
Onward travel information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Taxi

Wakefield Westgate is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who accept bookings include Fleet 01924 379615.

Accessible taxis

A small number are accessible, therefore advance notification (via station) ensures they are available when required

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available
Yes

Ticket buying and collection

 
Ticket Office
Yes
Opening hours
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday 06:00 - 20:00
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 06:00 - 20:30
Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

Advance purchase tickets may be purchased between 09:00-18:00 Monday to Saturday

Location

In the booking hall.

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is not available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Yes
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines note

Two machines are DDA compliant

Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards
Smartcards issued
No
Smartcards top-up
Not possible at this station
Smartcards validators
No

Staffing and general services

 
Information available from staff
 
Information services - opening times
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday 05:00 - 00:30
Friday 05:00 - 23:45
Saturday 05:00 - 23:30
Sunday 08:00 - 01:00
 
Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Customer help points
Yes

On Entry/Exit barriers to Long stay car park, also on Car park Pay on Foot machines

Lost Property
Yes
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:00
01302 362175
Customer Services

We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.

Ticket gates
No
CCTV
Yes
Location for Rail Replacement Services

Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stop (W9) in the short-stay car park.

Facilities

 
ATM Machine
Yes
First class Lounge
Yes

Located

Behind gateline. Adjacent to Station Management Centre. 

Please note that dogs are not permitted into our lounges, other than those needed for disabled assistance.

Tickets Accepted 

  • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
  • Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the East Coast route
  • Any East Coast First Class packages
  • Holders of a First Class Lounge supplement, available for purchase with a East Coast First Advance ticket or First Class reader offer

Restricted tickets

  • All First Advance tickets (unless accompanied by a First Class Lounge Upgrade)
  • All tickets with Weekend First supplements.
  • All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators, including ScotRail Sleepers. 

Facilities

TV, newspapers

Refreshments

 

Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits 

Wi-Fi

 

Yes

Showers

 

No

 

First class Lounge opening hours
Monday - Friday 06:00 - 21:00
Saturday 06:00 - 20:30
Sunday 08:15 - 20:45
Pay phones
Yes
Post box
Yes
Toilets
Yes
Baby changing facilities
Yes
Baby changing facilities location
 
National key toilets
No
Trolleys
Yes
Waiting Rooms
No

Accessibility and mobility access

 
Staff help available
Yes
Ramp for train access
Yes
Step free access coverage
No
Step free access note

Ramp access across the railway between platforms 1, 2 Escorted barrow crossing.

 
Wheelchairs available
Yes
Wheelchairs available open hours
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