Station Overview - Castleford

 Castleford 

Station Usage
In 2021/2022, Castleford had 353,258 entries and exits, making it the 828th most used station in Great Britain.
828/2554
It was the 575th busiest station with 492 scheduled services per week
575/953
That's a daily average of 967.83 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 13.81 passengers per service, giving it the 593rd highest passenger to service ratio.
593/1582
Service sample data based on scheduled services during the first week of the May 2021 timetable.
Usage Stats in Detail
Full price entries & exits: 169,492
Reduced price entries & exits: 130,496
Season ticket entries & exits: 53,270
Interchanges made between connecting services: 8,057
Change in usage from 2021/2022: +232,188 : 191.78%
Explanation of usage change: As a result of methodology improvements there has been changes in how April 2021 to March 2022 estimated entries and exits have been distributed to stations in the West Yorkshire Metro area.
Data limitations: Estimate for April 2021 to March 2022 impacted by methodological improvements
Platform Lengths
Plat.MetresVF*Notes
Down90327
Up97352

*VF = Vicki Feet: the unit of measurement for platform lengths, as used in the excellent All The Stations. Conversion rate: YouTube video
Data derived from Network Rail timetable planning rules 2021 (Nov 2019)

Timetables
TableRoute
119 Leeds - Castleford & Wakefield - Knottingley - Goole
120 Leeds - Barnsley - Meadowhall - Sheffield
123 Castleford & Leeds - Normanton - Wakefield - West Yorks.

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Current Service Pattern
DAY/HR000102030405060708091011121314151617181920212223
Mon 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68
Tue 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68
Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68
Thu 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68
Fri 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 68
Sat 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 67
Sun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 31
Timetable data based on scheduled services during the first week of the current (May 2022) timetable.
Other service patterns:
Location Details
Location: Castleford
CRS: CFD / NLC: 8359 / TIPLOC: CASTLFD
Station Facility Owner: Northern Trains
OS Grid Ref: 442680 425490
Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
Local Authority: Wakefield
ELR(s): NOC 20m 76ch
Station Usage History
Line Chart
1997-1998: 216,893
1998-1999: 236,867 (+19,974 : 9.21%)
1999-2000: 248,825 (+11,958 : 5.05%)
2000-2001: 228,208 (-20,617 : -8.29%)
2001-2002: 173,507 (-54,701 : -23.97%)
2002-2003: 199,028 (+25,521 : 14.71%)
2003-2004: Not Conducted
2004-2005: 292,839 (+93,811 : 47.13%)
2005-2006: 312,423 (+19,584 : 6.69%)
2006-2007: 304,485 (-7,938 : -2.54%)
2007-2008: 306,220 (+1,735 : 0.57%)
2008-2009: 372,046 (+65,826 : 21.50%)
2009-2010: 359,410 (-12,636 : -3.40%)
2010-2011: 393,776 (+34,366 : 9.56%)
2011-2012: 416,752 (+22,976 : 5.83%)
2012-2013: 537,898 (+121,146 : 29.07%)
2013-2014: 555,244 (+17,346 : 3.22%)
2014-2015: 566,420 (+11,176 : 2.01%)
2015-2016: 574,844 (+8,424 : 1.49%)
2016-2017: 599,134 (+24,290 : 4.23%)
2017-2018: 579,282 (-19,852 : -3.31%)
2018-2019: 538,708 (-40,574 : -7.00%)
2019-2020: 539,210 (+502 : 0.09%)
2020-2021: 121,070 (-418,140 : -77.55%)
2021-2022: 353,258 (+232,188 : 191.78%)

Change between 1997 & 2020: +322,317 (+148.61%)
Change between 1997 & 2022: +136,365 (+62.87%)
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