Wakefield, Pontefract and Goole Railway





Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

An exhibition of landscapes in the subway at Wakefield Kirkgate station is accompanied by the strains of a band continuously playing Jerusalem. ...
John Yellowlees 10/06/2017
Railfreight Distribution 90032 is on the rear of a GNER service being diesel hauled between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds in July 1999 during ...
David Pesterfield 20/07/1999
Slow progress on the restoration of Wakefield Kirkgate Station building, seen in this late August view. The east and west end multi storey structures ...
David Pesterfield 25/08/2014
Arriva Grand Central 185105 stands at Wakefield Kirkgate platform 3 on the new 15.12 service to Kings Cross. This is now the fourth, and final, ...
David Pesterfield 11/12/2013






A quick trip to Crofton on the GWR Berks and Hants line on 7 March to see 34052 Lord Dowding (aka 34046 Braunton) pass by westbound ...
Peter Todd 07/03/2017
46100 Royal Scot with the Cathedrals Express at Crofton, en route to Bristol on 6th May 2017. ...
Peter Todd 06/05/2017
HST 125 W43002, 253 001 Sir Kenneth Granger in the original HST colour scheme. Westbound, trailing power car. ...
Peter Todd 07/03/2017
Bulleid Pacific 34052 Lord Dowding (aka 34046 Braunton) passing Crofton westbound on 7 March 2017 with a 'Cathedrals Express' special ...
Peter Todd 07/03/2017


Northern Rail's 15.07 service to Wakefield Kirkgate comprising single unit 153301 leading a Class 150/2 DMU departs Streethouse Station over Whinney ...
David Pesterfield 14/08/2009
Level crossing gate on Whinney Lane to the west of Streethouse station on the abandoned branch to Sharlston Colliery (closed 1993). The connection to ...
David Pesterfield 14/08/2009
View east at Streethouse Station, 4 miles east of Wakefield Kirkgate, on 19 April 1992, with platform works nearing completion. The station was opened ...
David Pesterfield 19/04/1992



National Power 59202 is turning off the Wakefield line at Pontefract Monkhill to head along the spur to Castleford station with a rake of empty coal ...
David Pesterfield 23/06/1997


A young Class 60, 60009 Carnedd Dafydd, runs light engine through Knottingley station from the west. This particular 60 is presently (Jan 2011) ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/1994
47179 photographed at Knottingley with a train of coal hoppers in April 1980. ...
Peter Todd 14/04/1980
Class 56 No. 56078 runs light engine westwards through Knottingley, heading from the depot that lies immediately to the east of the station. In the ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/1994



Whitley Bridge station, on the Knottingley to Goole line, on 4th September 2017. Although the line is busy with freight the station is only served by ...
Mark Bartlett 04/09/2017